Smart wound dressing with integrated drugs

Fasern blau ohne MassstabAn electrospun nanofibre dressing that releases an antimicrobial agent in response to the temperatures characteristic of infected wounds is being developed by Swiss researchers

Scientists at the two Empa laboratories – Biointerfaces and Biomimetic Membranes and Textiles in St Gallen, Switzerland – are developing a dressing that autonomously administers antibacterial drugs only when they are really needed.

For the full story, see the May 2022 edition of Smart Textiles & Wearables.


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