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Publication numberUS2706985 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateApr 26, 1955
Filing dateAug 17, 1953
Priority dateAug 17, 1953
Publication numberUS 2706985 A, US 2706985A, US-A-2706985, US2706985 A, US2706985A
InventorsHarry B White
Original AssigneeDaisy Frances Sansouci
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Comfort bandage
US 2706985 A
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COMFORT BANDAGE Filed Aug. 17. 1953 2 Sheets-Sheet 1' INVENTOR,

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COMFORT BANDAGE Filed Aug. 17, 1953 2 Shets-Sheet 2 3o Hire 5, la/rs i fiw 6 United States Patent Gflfice 2,706,985 Patented Apr. 26, 1955 2,706,985 COMFORT BANDAGE Harry B. White, Elizabeth, N. J., assignor of one-half to aisy Frances Sansouci, Ecorse, Mich.

Application August 17, 1953, Serial No. 374,520 1 Claim. (Cl. 128-283) ganic weakness, alfording means to prevent the soiling of the wearers clothing and providing a detachable receptacle for the waste.

A further object hereof is to provide a novel and improved device of the character mentioned which is light weight, reasonably cheap to manufacture, easy to use, causing no discomfort to the wearer and which is eflicient in accomplishing the purposes for which it is designed.

Other objects and advantages will become apparent as this disclosure proceeds.

In the accompanying drawings forming part of this specification, similar characters of reference indicate corresponding parts in all the views.

Essentially, this invention comprises a shield member worn on the torso; said shield having means to direct all discharge into a detachable storage receptacle worn on one leg.

So in the drawings, the several views may be described as follows:

Fig. 1 is a pictorial view of one form of harness.

Fig. 2 is a similar view of the shield member which is supported by said harness across the crotch of the wearer.

Fig. 3 is a similar view showing the removable receptacle in which the drip or discharges are collected.

Fig. 4 shows the front of a person wearing this appli- I ance.

Fig. 5 is the rear view of Fig.4.

Fig. 6 is a side view of the shield member.

Fig. 7 is a top view thereof.

Fig. 8 is a section taken at lines 8-8 in Fig. 6.

Fig. 9 shows the underside of a coupling ring which is positioned at the bottom of the shield.

Fig. 10 is a view showing an elevation of the coupling ring illustrated in Fig. 9.

Fig. 11 is the top view of a coupling ring which is at tllire 1mouth of the collection receptacle which is worn on t e eg.

Fig. 12 is a view showing an elevation of the coupling ring illustrated in Fig. 11.

In the drawings, the numeral 15 designates generally the shield member WhlCh is of plastic sheeting or other extend upwardly, the shoulder straps 22, and a downward 80 pair of front straps, a downward pair of back straps, and the pair of downwardly diverging side straps, indicated respectively by the numerals 23, 24 and 25. l straps may be adjustable, detachable and elastic as may be desired, and each downward strap is provided with a usual garter-attaching means 26 commonly used on hose supporters. The front straps 23 are attached in spaced relation at rim region of the shield member 15, indicated by positions A. The back straps are attached likewise at positions B and the straps 25, are first brought backwardly around legs from the sides and attached at positions C. The lengths of the straps 23, 24 are adjusted to hold the partition 16 in surface contact with the body and straps 25 are adjusted to spread points C apart.

A flask 27 or other suitable collection receptacle is strapped to a leg by straps 28 and detachable coupling means is provided to connect said flask watertight against leakage, in communication with the chamber 17. For such purpose, there is an opening in the bottom of the shield member 15 indicated at 29, in such position that any discharge coming into said chamber through the holes 18 and 19, will drain through the opening 29 into the flask 27.

The said opening 29 is framed by a ring member 30 and the mouth of the flask 27 has a ring 31. These rings form a come-apart coupling means; the lateral lugs 32 on ring 31, fitting through the radial slots 33 in ,the undersurface of the ring 30, enter and become engaged in the inner annular channel 34 and tightly hold the rings flexible material so as not to hamper walking with ease.

The shield member 15 being detachable from the harness 20, and the receptacle 27 being detachable from said shield member, they may be easily cleaned.

This invention is capable of numerous forms without departing from the essential features herein disclosed. It is therefore intended and desired that the embodiment shown herein be deemed illustrative and not restrictive and that the patent shall cover all patentable novelty In a comfort appliance of the character described, a collection receptacle having a top intake opening, means on said receptacle for mounting same onto a leg of the across the crotch and encompassing the urinal and rectal organs of the user, comprising an open-top receptacle structure, elongated in shape and of pliable waterproof material having a partition below the mouth of same forming a lower compartment therein; said partition havmg two spaced holes and the bottom wall of said compartment having an opening therein, means detachably coupling said openings, communicatively connecting said compartment and said collection receptacle; said shield when worn, being positioned whereby said partition is in References Cited inthe file of this patent UNITED STATES PATENTS 2,277,043 Cohn Mar. 24, 1942

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US3306296 *Sep 23, 1963Feb 28, 1967Moss David HA body worn urinal with detachable receptacle
US3447536 *Feb 25, 1966Jun 3, 1969Snyder Anna D EExternal wearable urinal and rectal pouch device
US4219023 *May 23, 1978Aug 26, 1980Galindo Eugene RConvex insert and ostomy bag structure
US5454389 *Sep 19, 1994Oct 3, 1995Hubbard; John C.Ostomy bag cleaning device
US20080229485 *Mar 22, 2007Sep 25, 2008Shannon CooperGarter with pouch for auxiliary items
DE3417183A1 *May 9, 1984Nov 14, 1985Hauer GeraldAnus-praeter-versorgungssystem
U.S. Classification604/347, 604/355, 604/401, 604/348
International ClassificationA61F13/15, A61F13/56, A61F5/44
Cooperative ClassificationA61F5/4401, A61F2013/51492, A61F2013/5672, A61F2013/5694, A61F13/64
European ClassificationA61F5/44B