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The Rapid Infusion Device is a mechanical pumping system for the rapid delivery of filtered, bubble free, warmed volume to a patient suffering from acute hypovolemia. The principle of operation is one of overcoming resistance mechanically, The flow of fluids is totally regulated by the resistance encountered at the smallest tubing orifice along the infusion pathway. The RID components, assembled as a system, provide the capability for the rapid infusion of filtered, bubble free, and warm volume. The word volume is used to describe the fluid delivered by the device as any desired fluid may be delivered by the device. The RID is composed of two systems, i.e., durable permanent equipment and a disposable unit for one time use. Durable equipment consists of a roller pump, its controls, a permanently mounted heating element and its controls, and a mounting bracket to attach the heating element to the housing of the roller pump. The disposable unit is made of molded plastic cast in two halves. All of the sub-components of the disposable unit are installed at the manufacturing stage and before the two halves are joined, adhered and sealed for liquid integrity.

Title
Rapid infusion device
Application Number
299099
Publication Number
5061241
Application Date
February 8, 1991
Publication Date
October 29, 1991
Inventor
Ralph M Montesano
2737 Rt. 100, Macungie, 18062
PA, US
Norman J Manley
967 Chris La., Allentown, 18105
PA, US
Harry W Stephens Jr
2340 Riverbend Rd., Allentown, 18103
PA, US
Agent
James A Wong
IPC
A61F 7/12
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