US 10,376,418 B1
Continuous configurable adhesive bandage
Daniel E Selton, Alpharetta, GA (US)
Filed by Daniel E Selton, Alpharetta, GA (US)
Filed on Mar. 22, 2018, as Appl. No. 15/933,202.
Int. Cl. A61F 13/02 (2006.01); A61F 13/00 (2006.01); A61L 15/58 (2006.01)
CPC A61F 13/0266 (2013.01) [A61F 13/00063 (2013.01); A61F 13/024 (2013.01); A61F 13/0253 (2013.01); A61F 13/0289 (2013.01); A61L 15/58 (2013.01); A61F 13/0206 (2013.01)] 19 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
11. A bandage comprising:
a body having a predetermined length and width defined by side edges, said body having an outer surface and an internal surface, said body having a central axis;
a pressure sensitive adhesive carried by said internal surface of said body,
an attachment portion defined by adhesive designated for exposure;
a dressing component for covering a wound extending lengthwise along the central axis of said body, said dressing component comprised of at least a first, second and third dressing segment wherein each segment is adapted for covering a wound or being removed, said first, second and third dressing segments aligned along said central axis;
said first, second and third dressing segments each having a width being less than said width of said body enabling a side edge attachment portion to be defined proximate the side edges of said body;
a weak boundary layer formed between said first dressing segment and said adhesive wherein the first dressing segment is fixed without being bonded to the body;
a weak boundary layer formed between said third dressing segment and said adhesive wherein the third dressing segment is fixed without being bonded to the body;
said bandage is a continuous bandage of a predetermined length greater than five inches; and
wherein the bandage may transpose to an adhesive bandage for application to a wound by having said first and third dressing segments removed exposing said adhesive and defining a first end attachment portion and a second end attachment portion which in conjunction with said side edge attachment portion surround said second dressing segment enabling said second dressing segment to cover a wound and be maintained in position over a wound.