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US2092346A
US2092346A US8708836A US2092346A US 2092346 A US2092346 A US 2092346A US 8708836 A US8708836 A US 8708836A US 2092346 A US2092346 A US 2092346A
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61FFILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, E.G. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
    • A61F13/00Bandages or dressings; Absorbent pads
    • A61F13/15Absorbent pads, e.g. sanitary towels, swabs or tampons for external or internal application to the body; Supporting or fastening means therefor; Tampon applicators
    • A61F13/56Supporting or fastening means
    • A61F13/64Straps, belts, ties or endless bands
    • YGENERAL TAGGING OF NEW TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS; GENERAL TAGGING OF CROSS-SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES SPANNING OVER SEVERAL SECTIONS OF THE IPC; TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
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    • Y10STECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
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Sept. 7, 1937. e. ARONE 2,092,346

CATAMENIAL PAD Filed June 24, 1936 Patented Sept. 7, 1937 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE OATAMENIAL PAD George Arone,"Washington, D.

Application June 24, 1936, Serial No. 87,088

2 Claims. (01. 128284) This invention relates to surgical appliances The ends of the pad are then brought up and and has special reference to a catamenial pad. pinned or otherwise attached to the straps of the One important object of the invention is to belt commonly worn when using such a device.

provide an improved pad of this class having a Preferably the pad is impregnated with a suit- 5 tampon carried thereby to prevent sudden and able heat resisting substance so that the parts 5 excessive wetting of the pad in one place. to which the pad is applied will not be unduly A second important object of the invention is warm in warm weather and so that the bodily to provide means of improved character for holdheat will be retained in cold weather. ing the pad from lateral contraction. There has thus been provided a simple and With the above and other objects in view as efficient device of the kind described and for the 10 will be hereinafter apparent, the invention 0011- purpose specified. sists in general of certain novel details of con- It is obvious that minor changes may be made struction and combinations of parts hereinafter in the form and construction of the invention fully described, illustrated in the accompanying without departing from the material spirit theredrawing and specifically claimed. of. It is not, therefore, desired to confine the 15 In the accompanying drawing like characters invention to the exact form herein shown and of reference indicate like parts in the several described, but it is desired to include all such as views, and: properly come within the scope claimed.

Fig. 1 is a perspective view of a pad constructed Having thus described the invention, what is in accordance with this invention. I claimed as new, is: 20

Fig. 2 is a section on the line 22 of Fig. 1. 1. Asanitary device comprisingaflat elongated In carrying out this invention there is proabsorbent pad forming a flat base, a tightly comvided a flat elongated pad [0 formed of superpacted tampon of absorbent material connected posed fabric layers of loosely knit or woven fabto the center of the elongated base, means to ric forming an absorbent body. Secured censecure the tampon in erect position on the base, trally of the upper surface of this pad I0 is a reinforcing strips in opposed position to said tampon ll preferably made of absorbent cotton tampon and secured to the sides of the base optightly compacted to resist compression and form posite said tampon, and leg straps having their a plug of substantially rigid character. This ends connected to said reinforcing strips centampon is fixed to the pad by stitching l2 so trally of the ends of said strips to hold the cen- 30 that it stands up therefrom and, when in use, tral part of the base substantially flat when the serves to plug the vaginal opening so that flow device is in use. from the vagina will be caused to pass slowly 2. A sanitary device comprising an elongated outward and be distributed around the tampon base pad of superposed loose fabric layers, the

thus preventing excessive wetting in one spot. fabric being an absorbent fabric, a tampon of To the edges of the pad l0 opposite the tamtightly compacted absorbent cotton, stitching pon H are sewed short binding strips l3 which securing the lower end of said tampon to said base wrap around said edges and are secured by stitchand holding the tampon erect thereon, short reining l4. Secured to these binding strips are eyes forcingbinding strips lapping around the side 7 I5 spaced to receive the hooks I6 sewed on the edges of the base pad opposite the tampon and ends of leg bands I! of elastic fabric. sewed to said base pad, and leg bands having In use the device is placed in the usual positheir ends connected to said reinforcing strips tion with the tampon entering the mouth of the to hold the central part of the base substantially vagina, the bands [1 are passed around the wearflat when the device is in use. 45

ers legs and the hooks I6 are connected to the eyes I5 thus holding the pad laterally stretched. GEORGE ARONE.

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