05718562 is referenced by 132 patents and cites 11 patents.

A modular ambulatory infusion pump comprises a base unit including an integral housing, said base unit including an infusion pump for infusing fluid into a patient's body, a battery power supply for energizing infusion pump and a control for operating the infusion pump to achieve at least one of a desired rate, a desired volume and a desired time interval for infusing the fluid. Disposed on the integral housing is a first electrical connector, said first electrical connector being provided to electrically couple the base unit to a mating connector on one of the plurality of modules, said one of the plurality of modules being coupled to the base unit to add a selected additional port to the base unit and to provide additional capability, said plurality of modules including a data port module that includes a printer interface port. Also provided is an external power input module that includes a power port for coupling the modular ambulatory infusion pump to an AC line to provide electrical power for the base unit.

Title
Interface module for use with an NCT-based pumping mechanism and NCT-based cassette
Application Number
8/551973
Publication Number
5718562
Application Date
November 2, 1995
Publication Date
February 17, 1998
Inventor
Gregory G Hoerner
Carolina
PR
Ashok Kaul
San Diego
CA, US
Michael W Lawless
Poway
CA, US
Agent
Neal D Marcus
Assignee
Abbott Laboratories
IL, US
IPC
F04B 49/00
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