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Publication numberUS1596792 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateAug 17, 1926
Filing dateJan 11, 1926
Priority dateJan 11, 1926
Publication numberUS 1596792 A, US 1596792A, US-A-1596792, US1596792 A, US1596792A
InventorsBarry Tracy J, Sidenfaden Herman O
Original AssigneeBarry Tracy J, Sidenfaden Herman O
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Cuff device
US 1596792 A
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Aug. 17 192s. 1,596 792 Y I T. J. BARRY El AL CUFF DEVICE Filed Jan. 11, 1926 Ila 4 ATTORNEY.

PatentedAug. 17, 1926.



Application filed January forth, which is simple in its construction and arrangement, strong, durable, adjustable, conveniently connected to the patient, thoroughly efficient in its use, and comparatively inexpensive to manufacture.

WVith the foregoing and other objects in view, the invention consists of the novel construction, combination and arrangement of parts, as hereinafter more specifically described and illustrated in the accompanying drawings, wherein is shown an embodiment of the invention, but it is to be understood that changes, variations and modifications can be resorted to which come within thescope of the claims hereunto appended.

In the drawings wherein like reference characters denote corresponding parts throughout the several views Figure 1 is an elevation of a cuff device, in accordance with this invention, and further illustrating the adaptation thereof in connection with the wrist of a patient and further anchored to a permanent structure,

. the arm of the patient and the permanent structure being illustrated in dotted lines.

Figure 2 is a fragmentary view, in front elevation, with the cuff device extended.

Figure 3 is an edge view thereof, partly in section.

Figure 4 is a section on line 4- 4, Figure 2. Referring to the drawings in detail, a cuff device in accordance with this invention, comprises a cuff member 1 formed of flex ible material and of a length whereby the same can be bent in circular form to surround wrists or ankles of different sizes.


The cuff member 1 is rectangular in contour 1 and consists of a body portion 2 of any suitable flexible material, preferably leather and which has secured to its inner face a fleXible lining 3 of any suitable soft material, preferably chamois skin. The lining 3 1s of greater len 'th and width than the body or tion 2 and is bent to oppose each edge 0 the 11, 1926. Serial No. 80,605.

body portion 2 and further to overlap the marginal portion of the outer face of the body portion 2 throughout. That part of the lining 3 which abuts against the edges of the body portion2 is indicated at 4, and .that part which overlaps the marginal portion of the outerfaceof the body portion 2 is indicated at 5. The part 5 is secured throughout to the body portion 2 by a row of stitching 6 and the said row secures the lining 3 tightly against the inner face of the body portion 2.

Connected to the outer face of the body portion 2 and of less width and greater length than the cuff member 1 is a fastener element, referred to generally by the reference character 7, and which consists of a strap 8 of substantial length, provided at one end with a buckle 9, a loop 10 in proximity to the buckle 9, and said strap 8 is furthermore provided with a lengthwise extending row of openings 11, whereby the fastener element 7 can be adjustably secured together to provide for fastening the cuff member 1 to wrists or ankles of various sizes. The inner terminal portion of the strap 8 is secured by rows of stitching 12 to the outer face-of the body portion 2, at a point between the transverse median and one end of the latter. The row of stitching 12 does not extend through the lining 3. The inner endof the strap 8 is spaced from the ad.- j acent end of the cuff member 1 and further the buckle 9 projects slightly beyond such end. The free end of the strap 8 extends a substantial distance from the other end of the cuff member 1.

Secured to the body portion 2 of the cuff member 1, at the transverse median thereof by a row of stitching 13, is a coupling member 14 which extends from the cuff member 1 at right angles thereto. The coupling member 14 is in theform of a strap and it is of a length for anchoring the cuff member 1 around the body of the patient or to a stationary structure or other object, such as the head of a bed. The coupling'member 14 has its inner end positioned at one side of the strap 8, or in other words the strap 8 does not extend over the inner end of the coupling member 14. q 7

By way of example the cuff device in Figure 1 is illustrated as secured to the wrist of a patient and anchored to the head of a bed. In Figure 1 the arm of the wearer is shown in dotted. lines and indicated at 15,

and the head of the bed is indicated at 16 and indicated in dotted lines.

A cufi' device, in accordance with this i11- vention, when employed, acts as a precaution to repulse and restrain patients who are insane, delirious, etc., and can be connected to stood that changes in the details of construction'can be had which will fall within the scope of the invention as claimed.

WVhat we claim is 1. A cuif device for the purpose set forth comprising a foldable and flexible cuff mem- Eastener element extending lengthwise. of and of less width than the width of the cut]? member, saidfastener element having a portion of its length secured to the outer faceof the and member, and a coupling member secured to the outer face of the cuff mem-.

her and extending at right angles to the flexible cuff memberof rectangular contour,

a fastener element secured to the outer face of the cuff member and providing means for adjustably securing the c'ufi' member to the wrist or ankleof a patient, and a coupling member secured to the cuff member, extending at right angles to the forward edge of the latter and providing means for anchoring the cuff member when secured to the vwrist or ankle of a patient ber of rectangular contour, an adjustable 'In testimony whereof, we affix our signatures hereto.


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U.S. Classification128/878
International ClassificationA61F5/37
Cooperative ClassificationA61F5/3761
European ClassificationA61F5/37E