04595001 is referenced by 86 patents and cites 17 patents.

A surgical dressing which consists essentially of a film which carries an adhesive layer for securing the dressing to the body characterized in that (a) the film is continuous and comprises a polymer which in contact with water has a higher MVP than when in contact with moisture vapor but not water, (b) the adhesive layer is adapted to allow access of water to the film when water is in contact with the adhesive layer so that said surgical dressing has a MVP of not less than 2500 g/m.sup.2 when the adhesive layer is in contact with water and has a MVP of not more than 2000 g/m.sup.2 when the adhesive is in contact with moisture vapor but not water; whereby the dressing is suitable for use on exuding wounds and on non-exuding wounds.

Title
Surgical adhesive dressing
Application Number
6/541324
Publication Number
4595001
Application Date
September 12, 1983
Publication Date
June 17, 1986
Inventor
David A Rawlings
Stansted Mountfitchet
GB
William D Potter
Bishops Stortford
GB
Agent
Jacobs & Jacobs
Assignee
Smith and Nephew Associated Companies
GB
IPC
A61L 15/00
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