04146018 is referenced by 13 patents and cites 7 patents.

A sphygmomanometer system having a cuff, etc, and including both a regulator valve which normally bleeds the cuff pressure down at a substantially constant slow rate, and an exhaust valve which is operable to provide three rates of bleed, to wit nil, fast (as compared to the regulator valve bleed rate) and dump, the two valves together providing cuff bleed in accordance with predetermined schedule. The exhaust valve includes an elastic annular member compressible to achieve the fast and dump rates.

Title
Fluid pressure measuring or testing system and bleed regulation thereof according to schedule
Application Number
5/764342
Publication Number
4146018
Application Date
January 31, 1977
Publication Date
March 27, 1979
Inventor
Donald H Peeler
Hendersonville
NC, US
Clarence F Aldridge
Asheville
NC, US
Agent
Joseph C MacKenzie
Theodore B Roessel
Assignee
Sybron Corporation
NY, US
IPC
A61B 5/02
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