US Patent Application
Patent Application No. US 20120151651
Published on Jun 21, 2012
Application No. 13/358865
Filed on Jan 26, 2012
Priority Date -
Lenzen, Patricia - St. Louis, MO US (3)
An examination garment for covering a patient's torso during a medical examination. The garment includes a front panel having an access opening defined there through to provide access to an area of a patient's torso. The garment additionally includes a back panel connected to the front panel and a flap connected to the front panel for covering the access opening. The flap is connected to the front panel along a top edge of the flap and along at least a portion of one side edge of the flap such that when the patient is lying on her/his side and the flap is placed in a Closed position, the flap will maintain a disposition over the access opening and will not fall open toward the patient's lower side, thereby maintaining coverage and concealment of the access opening and the patient's chest as the patient lies on her/his side.