Supercharged bandages improve wound healing

Using a new plasma coating on current wound dressings could promote the healing of chronic wounds and reduce patient suffering.

This fascinating technological development could be used with Biology and Chemistry students in years 8, 9, and 10 to demonstrate the social value of STEM careers and medical applications.

 

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Supercharged bandages improve wound healing – Australia’s Science Channel

Supercharged bandages improve wound healing – Australia’s Science Channel

Years: 8, 9, 10

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Topics:

Biological Sciences –  Cells, The Body

Chemical Sciences – Chemical Reactions, Atoms

Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences –  Form and Function

Chemical Sciences – Change of Matter