05749109 is referenced by 42 patents and cites 72 patents.

The present invention relates to blankets for use with forced air convection systems, wherein the blankets include means to provide air through selective areas of the lower sheet of the blanket. In particular, perforations are provided through the lower sheet of the blanket over only selective areas, such that air exits toward only those portions of a patient which are covered by areas of the blanket having perforations.

Title
Inflatable blanket having selective air flow patterns
Application Number
544907
Publication Number
5749109
Application Date
April 16, 1997
Publication Date
May 12, 1998
Inventor
Thomas F Kappel
St. Louis
MO, US
Agent
Rothwell Figg Ernst & Kurz p c
Assignee
Mallinckrodt Medical
MO, US
IPC
A61B 5/00
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