Bioabsorbable Wound Dressing with Nanoscale Chitosan to Rapidly Stop Bleeding

Chitosan is a sugar compound derived from the exoskeletons of shrimp, crab, and other shellfish. It is used extensively in medicine, including in dressings, because of its well known hemostatic properties. These properties work at the nanoscale, so delivering tiny bits of chitosan to the site of a wound can help improve how it works compared with (Read more...)

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