05715812 is referenced by 237 patents and cites 29 patents.

A respiratory apparatus (10) operable for delivering a breathable gas to the airway of a patient includes a status monitor (24,26) for determining the status of usage of the unit by the patient and a timer (32) for determining the accumulated time of usage of the unit by the patient.

Title
Compliance meter for respiratory therapy
Application Number
987643
Publication Number
5715812
Application Date
March 12, 1996
Publication Date
February 10, 1998
Inventor
Philip M Metzler
St. Charles
MO, US
Linn D Wanbaugh
Olathe
KS, US
Steven L Phillips
Olathe
KS, US
Joseph Deighan
Gardner
KS, US
Agent
Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht
Assignee
Nellcor Puritan Bennett
CA, US
IPC
A61M 16/00
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