Combined towel and antiseptic pad
US 1353954 A
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T. B. HENRY. COMBINED TOWEL AND ANTISEPTIC PAD. APPLICATION FILED MAY 23, 1919.
l ,35 8 954, Patented Sept. 28, 19206 awumioz 224727625 3. Jizn 22y Gimme/1 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE.
THOMAS B. HENRY, 013 NORTHVILLE, MICHIGAN.
COMBINED TOWEL AND ANTISEPTIC PAD.
1,353,954. p i n of Letters Patent- Patented Sept. 28, 1920.
Application filed May 23,1919. Serial No. 299,201.
T 0 allwhom it may concern. wiper sheets. The latter are necessarily too Be it known that I, THOMAS B. I-IEN'RY, large in size to be placed in a pocket witha citizen of the United States of America, out folding, and therefore they are first residing at Northville, in the county. of folded to a convenient size corresponding Wayne and State of Michigan, have into that of the impregnated sheet and then vented certain new and useful Improvebound together in the pad. ments in Combined Towels and Antiseptic As specifically shown, A are the impreg- Pads, of which the following is a specificanated sheets, and B the towel or wiper tion, reference being had therein to the acsheets, which latter, as shown, are folded companying drawings. along the dotted lines in Fig. 4 to dimen- The invention relates to a combination rsions corresponding with the sheets A. A towel and wash pad particularly designed corresponding number of the sheets A and for surgeons use, and it is the object of B are bound together so as to form a pad the invention to obtain a compact construc- C that may be conveniently carried in the tion which may be readily carried in a coat pocket and which is protected "by a suitpocket and it is always ready for use. To able cover I). The sheets A may be imthis end the invention consists in the conpregnated vwith a suitable antiseptic or struction as hereinafter set forth. cleansing agent which is soluble in water.
Inthe drawings: In use, all that is required in addition Figure 1 is a perspective view of the to the pad is a limited-supply of water, one pad; or more of the sheets A being placed there- Fig. 2,is a cross-section thereof; in or moistened and rubbed over the hands,
Figs. 3 and 4 are plan views, respectively, after which a towel sheet B may be used for of the impregnated sheet and the unfolded drying. While I have described a device as towel sheet; and particularly designed for surgeons use, it is Fig. 5 is a perspective view of the folded obvious that it is also adapted for other towel sheet and removed from the pad. uses. r
For surgeons use, especially in field What I claim as my invention is: work, it is frequently neccessary to quickly A pad comprising a series of small sheets cleanse and sterilize the hands preparatory of dimensions which will fit within a coat- V to a surgical operation. In many instances pocket, said sheets being impregnated with the water supply may be limited and it a sterilizing or cleansing agent, a separate isone of the objects of the present invention series of larger towel or wiper sheets folded to provide means which can be carried by to the same dimensions as the smaller sheets the surgeon for convenient use under such and bound together therewith, and a prolimitations. Essentially, my improvement tecting cover for the pad.
comprises a pad including a series of sheets impregnated with the sterilizing or cleansing agent and also a series of towel or In testimony whereof I aflix my signature.
THOMAS B. HENRY.