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Various present invention devices enable adherence to requirements for medical items. A medical item of the present invention includes a monitoring or data recording device to monitor and/or record medical solution conditions. The device may further include indicators to indicate compliance of the medical solution with prescribed requirements (e.g., manufacturer, medical standard or regulation, etc.). The medical item may alternatively include a barcode or transponder to uniquely identify the medical item to a thermal treatment system measuring and storing conditions in a central database. The present invention further includes various thermal treatment systems that monitor medical items for prescribed requirements and display the monitored parameters to medical personnel. In addition, the present invention may place time stamp information on medical items to enable determination by medical personnel of compliance with prescribed requirements.

Title
Medical item thermal treatment systems and method of monitoring medical items for compliance with prescribed requirements
Application Number
10/805487
Publication Number
7041941 (B2)
Application Date
March 22, 2004
Publication Date
May 9, 2006
Inventor
David Hendrix
Ashburn
VA, US
Calvin Blankenship
Frostburg
MD, US
Bruce R Heymann
Vienna
VA, US
Durward I Faries Jr
Las Vegas
NV, US
Agent
Edell Shapiro & Finnan
Assignee
Patented Medical Solutions
NV, US
IPC
H05B 1/02
A61H 5/00
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