3659604 is referenced by 87 patents and cites 7 patents.

A humidifying means has a container for water which is removable from a source of heat, with the container being provided with a cover defining an air space with an inlet for gases and an outlet for gases and water vapor, the whole being removable for sterilization or other purposes. Temperature control means are provided externally of the container to control the temperature of the water in the container. A hose connects the outlet for gases and water vapor to a patient undergoing assisted or artificial respiration and this hose has a heating element therein arranged longitudinally to reduce or obviate condensation in the hose.

Title
Humidifying means
Application Number
05/023,770
Publication Number
3659604
Application Date
March 30, 1970
Publication Date
May 2, 1972
Inventor
Brickell Christopher G
O Hare David H
Melville Alfred W
Assignee
Fisher & Paykel
IPC
A61m 15/00
A61M 16/16
A61M 16/10
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