04173046 is referenced by 28 patents and cites 6 patents.

An absorptive and protective patient underpad is characterized by its ability to absorb substantial volumes of liquid, while maintaining a relatively dry top surface and the underpad is further characterized by a layer between a top cushioning layer and a lower absorbent layer which will permit liquid flow into the absorbent layer and reduce to a minimum the generation and release of offensive odors from the absorbent layer.

Title
Absorptive patient underpad
Application Number
5/823418
Publication Number
4173046
Application Date
August 10, 1977
Publication Date
November 6, 1979
Inventor
John P Gallagher
88 Ashley Ave., Charleston, 29401
SC, US
Agent
Harold L Stowell
IPC
A61F 13/00
E03C 11/10
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