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Title:
FLUID MANAGEMENT FOR SENSOR ENABLED WOUND THERAPY DRESSINGS AND SYSTEMS
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2019/076967
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
In some embodiments, a wound therapy apparatus includes a wound dressing configured to be positioned over a wound, the wound dressing including a substantially stretchable wound contact layer supporting a plurality of electronic components and a plurality of electronic connections that connect at least some of the plurality of the electronic components. The wound contact layer can include a first plurality of flocked fibers positioned on a wound facing side of the wound contact layer, the first plurality of flocked fibers including soft material configured to cushion the wound contact layer when the wound dressing is positioned over the wound. The wound contact layer can include a second plurality of flocked fibers positioned on a non-wound facing side opposite the wound facing side.

Inventors:
GOWANS, Philip (Smith & Nephew 101 Hessle Road, Hull HU3 2BN, HU3 2BN, GB)
HARTWELL, Edward, Yerbury (Smith & Nephew 101 Hessle Road, Hull HU3 2BN, HU3 2BN, GB)
HUNT, Allan, Kenneth, Frazer, Grugeon (Smith & Nephew 101 Hessle Road, Hull HU3 2BN, HU3 2BN, GB)
PARTINGTON, Lee, Ian (Smith & Nephew 101 Hessle Road, Hull HU3 2BN, HU3 2BN, GB)
PHILLIPS, Marcus, Damian (Smith & Nephew 101 Hessle Road, Hull HU3 2BN, HU3 2BN, GB)
QUINTANAR, Felix, Clarence (Smith & Nephew 101 Hessle Road, Hull HU3 2BN, HU3 2BN, GB)
STEWARD, Daniel, Lee (Smith & Nephew 101 Hessle Road, Hull HU3 2BN, HU3 2BN, GB)
URWIN, Charlotte (Smith & Nephew 101 Hessle Road, Hull HU3 2BN, HU3 2BN, GB)
WHELDRAKE, Amy, Nicole (Smith & Nephew 101 Hessle Road, Hull HU3 2BN, HU3 2BN, GB)
Application Number:
EP2018/078374
Publication Date:
July 04, 2019
Filing Date:
October 17, 2018
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
SMITH & NEPHEW PLC (15 Adam Street, London WC2N 6LA, WC2N 6LA, GB)
International Classes:
A61F13/00; A61F13/02; A61L15/64; A61M1/00; B05C19/00; B05D1/16; D04H11/00
Domestic Patent References:
WO2017119996A12017-07-13
WO2017195038A12017-11-16
WO2016166731A12016-10-20
WO2016174048A12016-11-03
Foreign References:
US3896802A1975-07-29
GB1476894A1977-06-16
EP3034054A12016-06-22
US20100022990A12010-01-28
US20140298927A12014-10-09
US20090177051A12009-07-09
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
GUY, Mark (Smith & Nephew 101 Hessle Road, Hull East Yorkshire HU3 2BN, HU3 2BN, GB)
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