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1. (WO2018060417) NEGATIVE PRESSURE WOUND TREATMENT APPARATUSES AND METHODS WITH INTEGRATED ELECTRONICS

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/060417    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/074764
Publication Date: Fri Apr 06 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Sep 30 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: A61M 1/00
Applicants: SMITH & NEPHEW PLC
Inventors: BEADLE, Victoria
HESKETH, Mark
KELBIE, William
MUSGRAVE, Damyn
ROBINSON, Joseph, William
STEWARD, Daniel
Title: NEGATIVE PRESSURE WOUND TREATMENT APPARATUSES AND METHODS WITH INTEGRATED ELECTRONICS
Abstract:
Disclosed embodiments relate to apparatuses and methods for wound treatment. In some embodiments, a wound dressing apparatus can comprise a wound contact layer, a spacer layer, an absorbent layer positioned on the spacer layer, an electronics unit comprising a negative pressure source and/or electronic components, wherein the absorbent layer comprises a recess configured to receive the electronics unit and the absorbent layer is configured to be in fluid communication with the electronics unit, and a cover layer configured to cover and form a seal over the wound contact layer, the spacer layer, the absorbent layer, and the electronics unit.