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Richard Lee Griffith, Robert J Strowe, Jonathan C Newell, Peter M Edic, Ralph F Messina, Frederick Charles Houghton: Bi-level charge pulse apparatus to facilitate nerve location during peripheral nerve block procedures. Becton Dickinson and Company, Arthur D Dawson, December 29, 1998: US05853373 (351 worldwide citation)

An electrolocation apparatus is provided for locating a nerve to which anesthesia may be delivered. The apparatus includes a needle assembly having an electrically conductive needle cannula non-conductive tube secured over the needle cannula, and a conductive plating on the tube. The conductors are ...


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John L Haynes: Blood collection assembly with lancet and microcollection tube. Becton Dickinson and Company, Robert P Grindle, May 1, 1990: US04920977 (346 worldwide citation)

A combined throw-away lancet and blood microcollection tube assembly is provided with a housing having outer dimensions for the assembly the size of a standard test tube for ease of handling and labeling, which housing incorporates a built-in lancet and blood microcollection tube. The housing includ ...


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Daniel B Wagner: Method for monitoring glucose. Becton Dickinson and Company, Richard E Brown, March 19, 1991: US05001054 (341 worldwide citation)

A method for monitoring the glucose level in a body fluid uses an apparatus which includes a conjugate of glucose oxidase and a fluorescent dye coated onto an optical fiber in contact with the body fluid, a source of excitation light and a fluorescence emission detector. Glucose is oxidized by oxyge ...


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Robert L Campbell, Daniel B Wagner, James P O Connell: Solid phase assay with visual readout. Becton Dickinson and Company, Elliot M Olstein, October 27, 1987: US04703017 (321 worldwide citation)

Solid phase assay for an analyte wherein binder is supported on a solid support, such as nitrocellulose, and the tracer is comprised of ligand labeled with a colored particulate label, such as a liposome including a dye. The assay has a high sensitivity, and the tracer is visible on the support unde ...


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James A Burns, Edward L Nugent: Automatic retractable lancet assembly. Becton Dickinson and Company, Robert P Grindle, May 22, 1984: US04449529 (284 worldwide citation)

An automatic retractable lancet assembly includes a housing with a sharp-pointed lancet movably mounted therein. A slidable plunger is mounted in the housing in the end thereof opposite from the lancet for loading the assembly prior to use. An actuating mechanism releases the lancet for outward move ...


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William N Eldridge: Blood sampling assembly having porous vent means vein entry indicator. Becton Dickinson and Company, Kane Dalsimer Kane Sullivan and Kurucz, June 17, 1980: US04207870 (284 worldwide citation)

A blood sampling assembly is provided which has a cannula designed for intravenous penetration, a mechanism for applying negative pressure to the cannula, a chamber located between the cannula and the source of negative pressure, a one-way valve positioned within the chamber, and a venting member wi ...


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Charles D Shermer, Kenneth G Powell, Alexander G Lastovich, P Spencer Kinsey, Chad C Smutney, John M Polidoro, Ed Browka, Carl R Sahi, James K Fentress, David S Chapin, Daniel Stipe, Jeff M Moss, Melody Kuroda: Patch-like infusion device. Becton Dickinson and Company, Robert E West, July 31, 2007: US07250037 (281 worldwide citation)

A system and method for a patch-like, self-contained substance infusion device which provides one or more substantially hidden patient needles which can be placed in fluid communication with a fluid reservoir subassembly that includes a rigid bladder portion used in conjunction with a non-distensibl ...


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Robert I Connelly, Kenneth G Powell: Constant rate fluid delivery device with selectable flow rate and titratable bolus button. Becton Dickinson and Company, Roylance Abrams Berdo and Goodman L, March 9, 2004: US06702779 (274 worldwide citation)

A wearable, self-contained drug infusion device is disclosed that is capable of achieving the precise flow rate control needed for dose-critical drugs such as insulin. In preferred embodiments of the device, at least two flow channels are utilized in conjunction with a series of valves for providing ...


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Eric Jules Raskas: Micro-invasive method for painless detection of analytes in extracellular space. Becton Dickinson and Company, Roylance Abrams Berdo & Goodman, June 7, 2005: US06904301 (273 worldwide citation)

A method of detecting at least one analyte in extra-cellular spaces includes the step of inserting a microprobe through the stratum corneum toward the stratum basale of the skin of a subject into extra-cellular spaces containing interstitial fluid having at least one analyte to be detected, said mic ...


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Ralf V Bitdinger, Jean Pierre Grimard, Bernard Sams, Donald D Solomon: Automatic self-injection device. Becton Dickinson and Company, Vincent A Castiglione, December 26, 1995: US05478316 (270 worldwide citation)

A device for automatically injecting a material into the body is disclosed. The device includes a drive assembly and a syringe assembly which is mounted to the drive assembly. The drive assembly includes a drive rod, a driver releasably coupled to the drive rod, and a constant force spring which urg ...