04592349 is referenced by 84 patents and cites 4 patents.

Ventilator for use with a source of gas under pressure for supplying such gas to the airway of a patient having an inlet adapted to be connected to the source of gas, and an outlet adapted to be connected to the airway of the patient. A pneumatic oscillator is connected to the inlet for supplying pulsatile gas in the form successive small volumes of gas to the airway of the patient during a breath of the patient to cause diffusive ventilation of the airway of the patient. An exhalation valve assembly is connected to the patient airway for permitting the patient to exhale gases introduced into the patient airway.

Title
Ventilator having an oscillatory inspiratory phase and method
Application Number
250586
Publication Number
4592349
Application Date
July 21, 1983
Publication Date
June 3, 1986
Inventor
Forrest M Bird
P.O. Box 817, Sandpoint, 83864
ID, US
Agent
Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert
IPC
A61M 16/00
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