Patent Number: 6,253,380

Title: Restraining garment

Abstract: An apparatus for irradiating an infant includes a frame for supporting the infant, and a source of radiation positioned below the frame and the infant. The frame includes a fully transparent section for allowing the radiation to pass therethrough to the infant. The apparatus further includes a therapy blanket detachably connected to the frame to cover the infant. The therapy blanket includes a transparent section through which radiation can pass to the infant. The therapy blanket forms a restraining garment and defines a pouch having a pair of sleeves for passively restricting the infant to be treated.

Inventors: Larsson; Michael (Baar, CH), Kunzler; Hans R. (Mettmenstetten, CH)

Assignee: Medela Holding AG

International Classification: A61N 5/06 (20060101); A61F 005/37 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018