Accession Number : ADD003140

Title :   Patient Restraining Strap for Scintiphotography.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Kay,Thomas D ; Harper,John W

Report Date : 21 Sep 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The invention is a patient restraining strap for scintiphotography having a pair of expandable cloth-like bags joined together. The strap encompasses the head of a patient and is then secured to a Gamma Scintillation Camera. Once inflated the restraining strap immobilizes the head without discomfort to the patient during the scintiphotography procedure.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Radiography, *Straps, Patients, Medical equipment, Restraint

Subject Categories : Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE