Global Patent Index - EP 0996397 A1

EP 0996397 A1 2000-05-03 - HYGIENIC BED SHEET FOR PREVENTING FALL

Title (en)

HYGIENIC BED SHEET FOR PREVENTING FALL

Title (de)

HYGIENISCHES BETTLAKEN ZUR FALLVERHINDERUNG

Title (fr)

DRAP HYGIENIQUE ET ANTICHUTES

Publication

EP 0996397 A1 (FR)

Application

EP 97931845 A

Priority

FR 9701178 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9901091A1] The invention concerns a restraint for retaining in their bed. patients needing protection from: 1) falling off, while keeping their mobility, 2) problems related to their personal hygiene. Said restraint made of a supple and washable fabric, consists of a bed sheet (1), a belt (2) to be fixed on the patient, and strap (4) to be fixed to the bed. The belt is attached on the patient at the waist, maintaining him in his bed, and the bed sheet is normally tucked in. On said belt is superposed a strap which is fixed to the bed lateral vertical members by a system which can be quickly fastened/unfastened to facilitate emergency interventions. Said restraint prevents the patient from slipping his hands under the sheet to tamper with the medical or hygienic devices placed there. The device reduces the interventions of the nursing personnel and preserves the patient's dignity maintaining him clean and covered.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A61F 5/37

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A47C 21/08 (2006.01); A61F 5/37 (2006.01); A61G 7/05 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61F 5/3776 (2013.01); A47C 21/08 (2013.01); A61G 7/05 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9901091A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE ES GB IE IT LI NL SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9901091 A1 19990114; EP 0996397 A1 20000503

INPADOC legal status


2001-08-22 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20010201

2000-05-03 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 19991214

2000-05-03 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH DE ES GB IE IT LI NL SE