Inflatable expansible surgical pressure dressing
Use of bubble packaging film for relieving decubitus ulcers or pressure ulcers
Orthopedic diaper device Patent #: 4964858
ApplicationNo. 794724 filed on 11/15/1991
US Classes:128/118.1, Inflated128/117.1, Resilient128/888, Wound shields (e.g., vaccination)128/893, Foot/toe (e.g., corn, bunion, etc.)128/894, Padded or cushioned602/41, BANDAGE STRUCTURE602/42, Skin laceration or wound cover602/58Backing layer having particular structural feature (e.g., permeability, shaped, or elasticity, etc.)
ExaminersPrimary: Isabella, David J.
Assistant: Zuttarelli, A.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesA61F 005/30
AbstractA protective bandage for covering a wound or other sensitive body area. A fluid-filled bubble means is positioned centrally of the bandage and is adapted to overlie the sensitive body area to protect it against impacts, to reduce the pain of impacts, and to promote healing.
Field of SearchSupport
Inflatable or expandable
Wound shields (e.g., vaccination)
Chafing shields (e.g., decubitus pads, etc.)
Padded or cushioned
Skin laceration or wound cover
Compressive element over wound site
Backing layer having particular structural feature (e.g., permeability, shaped, or elasticity, etc.)
For a particular body portion
Arm or leg
Compressive elongate wrap (e.g., generic wrapping materials)
Rubber or latex coated fabric