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Susan M Cole, James E Garbe, Lewis P Woodson: Water-insoluble polysaccharide hydrogel foam for medical applications. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, Jennie G Boeder, February 18, 1992: US05089606 (112 worldwide citation)

A water-insoluble polysaccharide hydrogel foam and a method and article of preparing a homogeneously foamed hydrogel from a two component aqueous system of water-soluble polysaccharides bearing pendant carboxylate groups. The hydrogel foam, when it incorporates an antimicrobial, has particular utili ...


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Susan M Cole: Method for attaching a pressure-sensitive film article having high moisture vapor transmission rate. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, D M Sell, C A Bates, April 23, 1991: US05009224 (104 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for treating a wound or attaching a device or article to the skin using a film of pressure sensitive adhesive having dispersed therein a discontinuous gaseous phase contained within voids in the adhesive. The adhesive is formed from the polymerization of a hydrophilic premix an ...


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Susan M Cole, James E Garbe: Alginate hydrogel foam wound dressing. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, Walter N Kirn, Gregory A Evearitt, August 14, 1990: US04948575 (61 worldwide citation)

A dimensionally stable alginate hydrogel foam wound dressing that absorbs wound exudate without any appreciable swelling. The wound dressing is formed-in-place in the wound cavity or on the wound surface from a reactive composition that foams as it gels. The water-insoluble alginate hydrogel foam ba ...


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Susan M Cole: Pressure sensitive adhesive film article having high moisture vapor transmission rate. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, Carolyn A Bates, September 15, 1992: US05147698 (59 worldwide citation)

A pressure sensitive adhesive article is disclosed for treating a wound or attaching a device or article to the skin. The article comprises a film of presure sensitive adhesive having dispersed therein a discontinuous gaseous phase contained within voids in the adhesive. The adhesive is formed from ...


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Susan M Cole, David L Nelson: Alginate wound dressing of good integrity. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, Dale A Bjorkman, March 30, 1993: US05197945 (41 worldwide citation)

A wound dressing of alginate staple fibers has improved integrity when its fibers have been hydroentangled. Even when its basis weight is as low as 50 g/m.sup.2, the resulting wound dressing, when saturated with saline fluids, can be removed by forceps from a wound as a single piece, having little o ...


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David R Mason, Susan M Cole, Maurice A Cayless, David O Wharmby: Electric discharge lamp. Thorn Lighting, Dike Bronstein Roberts Cushman & Pfund, December 11, 1979: USRE030165

Electric discharge lamps of extended life can be produced or cheaper materials used in their manufacture by providing on the internal surface of the envelope and on the exposed surfaces of internal components a protective coating of a metal phosphate or arsenate glass. External surfaces can also be ...