04462405 is referenced by 261 patents and cites 18 patents.

Blood letting apparatus is disclosed which is particularly adapted for operation by the patient, the device being characterized by a substantial reduction in the pain of administration and by the provision of an efficient release of blood with minimal admixture of tissue fluids. A feature of the invention resides in the provision of a lancet carrier for removably receiving disposable sterile lancets and a hammer member for activating the carrier, the carrier being free of connection with the hammer whereby the point of the lancet may be disposed against the skin of the user in advance of the carrier being struck by the hammer.

Title
Blood letting apparatus
Application Number
6/424045
Publication Number
4462405
Application Date
September 27, 1982
Publication Date
July 31, 1984
Inventor
Joseph C Ehrlich
2440 Sedgewick Ave., Bronx, 10468
NY, US
Agent
Paula T Basseches
Mark T Basseches
IPC
A61B 17/32
A61B 17/34
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