05033474 is referenced by 51 patents and cites 8 patents.

In a personal health monitor that includes one or more cables for connection to a patient information about whose clinical condition the personal health monitor can monitor, an improvement for the storage of one or more cables. The improvement includes a spool with a shank portion about which a cable can be wound and a head portion at the end of the shank portion and larger in dimension than the shank portion so as to retain the cable on the shank portion whereby tangling of the cable can be prevented. In an aspect of a further embodiment, a fastener on the head portion secures an end of the cable when not in use thereby preventing tangling. Additionally, in an aspect of a still further embodiment, the spool can be mounted on a bracket that is removably secured to the inside of a compartment door which when open represents the spool with its cable for use by the patient.

Title
ECG cable storage means in a personal health monitor
Application Number
7/461248
Publication Number
5033474
Application Date
January 5, 1990
Publication Date
July 23, 1991
Inventor
William Fang
Naperville
IL, US
James S Varelis
Chicago
IL, US
Agent
Willian Brinks Olds Hofer Gilson & Lione
Assignee
Buddy Systems
IL, US
IPC
A61B 5/02
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