06543449 is referenced by 167 patents and cites 4 patents.

A ventilatory system which may be operated in an invasive and a non-invasive mode is provided utilizing a graphical user interface for presenting only those controlled parameters utilized for that specific mode of operation. Volume and pressure ventilatory support parameters are included for invasive ventilation and non-invasive ventilation control parameters are provided for non-invasive ventilatory assistance. The graphical user interface enables an operator to select the desired mode of operation wherein only those parameters related to that specific mode of operation are presented. Furthermore, a blower is provided for providing an air source to the ventilator enabling the ventilator to be self sufficient.

Title
Medical ventilator
Application Number
9/156463
Publication Number
6543449 (B1)
Application Date
September 18, 1998
Publication Date
April 8, 2003
Inventor
Steve Harrington
Cardiff
CA, US
Rebecca A Mabry
Rancho Santo Margarita
CA, US
Donald J Novkov
Encinitas
CA, US
David R Rogers
Solana Beach
CA, US
Robert L Stephenson
Carlsbad
CA, US
Gardner J Kimm
Carlsbad
CA, US
Paul L Woodring
Del Mar
CA, US
Agent
Troutman Sanders
US
Agent
Ryan A Schneider
US
Gerald R Boss
US
Assignee
Respironics
US
IPC
A61M 16/00
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