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The present invention relates to a blanket for use with forced air convection systems, wherein the blanket includes multiple inlet ports. By providing a blanket with multiple inlets, the user has the choice of positioning the air supply or blower unit and the supply hose on either side of the patient. In addition, in a preferred embodiment, the inlet ports are resealable, thus allowing the user to switch inlets during use.

Title
Warming blanket having multiple inlets
Application Number
924269
Publication Number
5974605
Application Date
September 15, 1998
Publication Date
November 2, 1999
Inventor
Robert A Virag
Chesterfield
MO, US
Thomas F Kappel
St. Louis
MO, US
Scott D Dickerhoff
Manchester
MO, US
Agent
Rothwell Figg Ernst & Kurz p c
Assignee
Mallinckrodt
MO, US
IPC
A61F 7/00
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