TODAY’S PATENT- ELBOW PROTECTION DEVICE AND METHOD FOR APPLYING SAME
The ELBOW PROTECTION DEVICE AND METHOD FOR APPLYING SAME was invented by Thomas R. Schleicher (Chicago, IL) on 17th of April, 2001, bearing patent number US6216268B1.
This current invention is related to the medical field system for the elbow protection system for a bed patient, it is containing a body base along with elbow protection. It helps the patient to protect their elbow from the linens of the bed or some other objects such as prevention from elbow ulcers or having elbow ulcers. The invention enfolding links to an outer part of the patient, enfolding contains friction that is decreasing material for allowing free sliding way of the system over the bed’s surface with less resistance. This system contains a body ascertaining first and second side panels that are linked between the spaced section by base possessing a forearm, and an upper arm. The base is formed by the compressible material that provides flexibility, comfort at the time of sleeping to the patient. There are two elevation pads that are first linked with the forearm, and the second one attached to the upper arms. These three things formed for the help of the elbow above a bed surface. An attachment straps a linked to the patient’s body and set up for the protection of the elbow.