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Wood James Michael: Medico-surgical suction container.. Smiths, March 14, 1990: EP0358302-A2 (522 worldwide citation)

A medico-surgical suction container has an inlet 10 connected to a suction catheter 11 and an outlet 20 connected to a pump 21 capable of reducing pressure in the container to at least 500 mm Hg below atmosphere. Within the container, in line with the outlet 20, is a housing 44 containing a filter 4 ...


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Hannam Peter Henry, Poore David Philip: Anti-foaming disinfectants used in surgical suction apparatus. Smiths, June 2, 1988: GB2197789-A (463 worldwide citation)

Medico-surgical suction apparatus has a collection vessel (21) into which is aspirated body fluid. The collection vessel contain an anti-foaming agent (30) that has disinfecting properties sufficient to disinfect its full contents. A typical anti-foaming agent comprises 59.99% of formaldehyde in a 3 ...


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Michael L Blomquist: Programmable insulin pump. Smiths Medical MD, Merchant & Gould P C, February 8, 2005: US06852104 (344 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for delivering a bolus of a medical agent to a patient. The apparatus comprises a pump mechanism, a data input device, and a processor in data communication with the keypad and arranged to control the pump mechanism. The processor is programmed to receive data specifying a bolus amount ...


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Michael L Blomquist: Insulin pump having missed meal bolus alarm. Smiths Medical MD, Merchant & Gould P C, June 1, 2004: US06744350 (232 worldwide citation)

A pump for delivering insulin to a user. The pump comprises a pump mechanism and a meal-bolus program module. The meal-bolus program module is programmed to control the pump mechanism to deliver a meal bolus. An alarm program module is in data communication with the alarm, the timer, and the meal-bo ...


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Kenneth J Brooks, Michael A Wilkinson, Peter H Hannam, Neil A Whiteside: Catheters. Smiths Industries Public Company, McAulay Fields Fisher Goldstein & Nissen, October 27, 1987: US04702252 (209 worldwide citation)

A dilatation catheter has a shaft comprising a tube of braided material encapsulated over a major portion of its length in an outer coating of semi-rigid inelastic material. An outer coating of elastic material extends over a minor portion of the length of the shaft at or near its distal end. An inn ...


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Gregory Steinthal, Steven Sunshine, Tim Burch, Neil Plotkin, Chang Meng Hsiung: Non-specific sensor array detectors. Smiths Detection, Foley & Lardner, April 25, 2006: US07034677 (160 worldwide citation)

Portable and wearable chemical detector devices, such as badges, that are analyte-general, rather than analyte-specific, and which provide an optimal way to notify and protect personnel against known and unknown airborne chemical hazards. The devices are advantageously low-cost, have low-power requi ...


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Hollister William Hermann, Carruthers Cary Donald: Face masks and face masks components.. Smiths Ind Med Syst, May 15, 1991: EP0427474-A2 (158 worldwide citation)

A cushion member 10 for a face mask comprises a water activated, hydrophilic, open cell foam. The foam is formed with a urethane prepolymer having a functionality of less than 2, the prepolymer being toluene diisocyanate prepolymer. The specific gravity of the cushion member 10 is between 0.1 and 0. ...


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George Mann: Observer-identification of a target or other point of interest in a viewing field. Smiths, Pollock VandeSande & Priddy, July 5, 1977: US04034401 (139 worldwide citation)

A head-up display system in a military aircraft provides projection of flight and weapon-aiming information into the pilot's line-of-sight through a partially-transparent reflector. The pilot operates a button firstly when he recognizes a target viewing through the display and then again when he fix ...


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Keith C Rawlings: Image processing utilizing an object data store to determine information about a viewed object. Smiths Industries Public Company, Pollock Vande Sande and Priddy, July 23, 1991: US05034812 (129 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for processing the image seen by a television camera viewing the surroundings of an aircraft has a store of topographical mapping information and object data stores which contain information about the appearance, location and size of objects in the area to be viewed. The apparatus derives ...