Sterilizing dressing device and method for skin puncture

  • US 4,988,341 A
  • Filed: 06/05/1989
  • Issued: 01/29/1991
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/05/1989
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A sterilizing device for use with a needle to inject into or remove a liquid from a site on a live host body, said device comprising:

  • a transparent, puncturable, resealable gel medium containing a sterilizing agent preincorporated therein, said medium being constructed to ;

    over said site;

    a non-absorbent protective cover on one side of said medium having margin portions extending beyond the outside margin of said medium;

    means for retaining said medium to said cover;

    and adhesive disposed on surface portions of said extending portions of said cover, said adhesive being disposed for exposure and contact of said host body when said medium is exposed and in contact with said host body.

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