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A skin-conformable wireless sensor to objectively quantify symptoms of pruritus

A skin-conformable wireless sensor to objectively quantify symptoms of pruritus

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https://advances.sciencemag.org/content/7/18/eabf9405

Itch is a common clinical symptom and major driver of disease-related morbidity across a wide range of medical conditions. A substantial unmet need is for objective, accurate measurements of itch. In this article, we present a noninvasive technology to objectively quantify scratching behavior via a soft, flexible, and wireless sensor that captures the acousto-mechanic signatures of scratching from the dorsum of the hand.