Smart Hydrogel: Targeted Antibiotic Burn Treatment

Self-Healing Hydrogel Revolutionizes Infection Control and Burn Healing

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Medicine and Health

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Burns are among the most severe injuries, often leading to complicated infections. These infections, particularly from bacteria like Pseudomonas aeruginosa, can delay healing and cause severe health issues. Therefore, the need for effective treatment methods is critical. This paper introduces a new type of hydrogel that releases antibiotics smartly to combat these infections.