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Film technology applied to wounds

August 26, 2007 at 7:11 pm by xoanon  - 

The technology that brought Gollum to life in the Lord of the Rings movies is now being used to treat injuries. Until recently, wound care nurses had to rely on their eyes and their memory to monitor progress, commonly injecting probes to test the depth of a wound. But now it is all hands off. The Silhouette Mobile uses lasers to record not only a wound’s width, but its depth. The measurements are stored on the camera’s computer and then compared to previous recordings, mapping the wounds exact progress. [More]

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