Electric Bandages


Silverleaf Medical products has created an electric wound dressing that staves off infection by killing microbes in an open wound and preventing other germs from getting in.

They call it the CMB Antimicrobial Wound Dressing, and it is made of polyester fabric woven with a proprietary material called Prosit. When the bandage is moistened, the Prosit generates a low voltage, killing germs in the wound. One of these bandages can be worn for 3 days at a time, and their clinical trials indicate that they are highly effective in treating infected wounds. Take a look at their brochure (PDF file) for some informative and stomach-turning before and after photos.

[via Medgadget]

Comments

  1. DarkFader says:

    … for when you hacked a bit too much

  2. Grenadapult says:

    I’m not buying into it. If you look closely, there is visual magnification of the dots, from the DROP of liquid stil sitting on top of the bandage. I thik i could do that with my kids coloring books and some salt water. :)

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