06142150 is referenced by 128 patents and cites 25 patents.

A piston ventilator (10) includes a control circuit (80) for controlling the delivery of breathable gas to a patient circuit and thereby to the patient during patient inspiration. When operating in the volume control mode, the control circuit (80) determines the input volume of gas necessary to deliver a prescribed tidal volume to a patient while compensating for the pneumatic compliance of the ventilator (10) including the compliance of the cylinder (20) in which the piston (22) is positioned.

Title
Compliance compensation in volume control ventilator
Application Number
9/47082
Publication Number
6142150
Application Date
March 24, 1998
Publication Date
November 7, 2000
Inventor
John O Mahoney
Carlsbad
CA, US
Agent
Hovey Williams Timmons & Collins
Assignee
Nellcor Puritan Bennett
CA, US
IPC
A62B 19/00
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