Wound dressings and performance measurement of such dressings

Patricia Connolly (Inventor), David McColl (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


A wound dressing (10) including a plurality of discrete, spaced apart pairs of electrodes (18 a, 18 b) for allowing an electrical property or characteristic of the dressing (10) to be measured. By measuring an electrical characteristic of the dressing, such as the impedance, the hydration thereof can be determined and monitored.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberUS9526439 B2
Priority date15/04/04
Publication statusPublished - 27 Dec 2016


  • wound dressings
  • electrical properties
  • electrodes
  • impedance
  • hydration
  • monitoring

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