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Urine collection deviceA urine collection device for females is described. It is comprised of a collection element defining a urine collection chamber and an inlet opening into the chamber and is adapted to be disposed in surrounding relation to the urethral opening of the user. A drainage conduit is connected to the collection element in communication with the chamber whereby the chamber and conduit together comprise a urine flow pathway for carrying urine generally away from the inlet. A first body of wicking material is mounted adjacent the collection element and extends at least partially into the flow pathway. The device preferably also comprise a vaginal insert element including a seal portion for preventing the entry of urine into the vagina.
Document ID
19810016176
Document Type
Other - Patent
Authors
Michaud, R. B. (Martin Marietta Corp. Denver, United States)
Date Acquired
September 4, 2013
Publication Date
January 27, 1981
Subject Category
AEROSPACE MEDICINE
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
Patent
US-PATENT-4,246,901|NASA-CASE-MSC-16433-1
Patent Application
US-PATENT-APPL-SN-910992

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