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Manuel L Karell: Apparatus and method for mitigating sleep and other disorders through electromuscular stimulation. Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, August 11, 1998: US05792067 (190 worldwide citation)

An electromuscular stimulator that effects a beneficial medical purpose selected from the group consisting of mitigating snoring, mitigating obstructive sleep apnea, mitigating hypertension, dental analgesia, general analgesia, monitoring physiological conditions and facilitating the intraoral deliv ...


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Andrew Serowski, John Raymond Pujol, Jeffrey Kenneth Anthony Fusaro, Timothy Gabriel Halloran: Swivel device utilizing bearing clearance to allow carbon dioxide laden exhaust. Respironics, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, August 17, 1999: US05937851 (188 worldwide citation)

A swivel exhaust conduit for rotatably connecting a patient mask to the delivery conduit of a positive pressure air supply. The swivel exhaust conduit design provides an exhaust port that utilizes the rotating bearing of the swivel conduit's rotating two-piece design for permitting and directing exh ...


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Shari S Barnett, Patrick M Handke, Kristine K Sabo, Eugene N Scarberry: Respiratory mask facial seal. Respironics, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, March 23, 1999: US05884624 (188 worldwide citation)

An improved flexible respiratory mask facial seal, as well a respiratory mask incorporating such seal. The facial seal comprises an annular member including a peripheral sidewall bounded by an inner end and an outer end generally opposite the inner end. The inner end is adapted for attachment to the ...


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John R Starr, Eric W Starr, William Kaigler, John R Pujol, Pat Devinney, Andrew Serowski: Automatic safety valve and diffuser for nasal and/or oral gas delivery mask. Respironics, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, August 8, 1995: US05438981 (184 worldwide citation)

A self-regulating valve device adapted for use with respiratory equipment of a type which produces a pressurized flow of breathing gas. The valve device affords automatic access to the ambient atmosphere in the event of respiratory equipment malfunction and includes a primary inlet, a secondary inle ...


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John Michael Schultz: Relevance normalization for documents retrieved from an information retrieval system in response to a query. Infonautics Corporation, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, June 17, 1997: US05640553 (183 worldwide citation)

A method for searching a database of an information retrieval system in response to a query having a query length of at least one word, for applying the query word to the database and selecting information from the database according to the query word. The query is received and the length of the que ...


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Mark C Estes, Douglas M Mechlenburg, John H Fiore: Method and apparatus for providing positive airway pressure to a patient. Respironics, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, August 22, 2000: US06105575 (179 worldwide citation)

A system including methods and apparatus for treatment of a medical disorder such as obstructive sleep apnea or congestive heart failure. The system involves applying separate and independent gains to flow rates of pressurized gas delivered to a patient during inspiratory and expiratory phases of a ...


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John R Starr, Eric W Starr, William J Kaigler, John Raymond Pujol, Patrick DeVinney, Andrew Serowski: Automatic safety valve for respiratory equipment which is counter-balanced and self-adjusting. Respironics, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, July 15, 1997: US05647355 (179 worldwide citation)

A self-regulating valve device adapted for use with respiratory equipment of a type which produces a pressurized flow of breathing gas. The valve device affords automatic access to the ambient atmosphere in the event of respiratory equipment malfunction and includes a primary inlet, a secondary inle ...


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Michael W Anderson, David L Merritt, John W Matthews: System and method for electronically processing invoice information. Mellon Bank N A, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, May 2, 2000: US06058380 (179 worldwide citation)

A system and method for processing invoice information in which invoice information is communicated from a first site to a second site and an automated reasonability test is performed on the invoice information at the second site using a reasonability criterion.


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Glenn W Laub: Percutaneous venous cannula for cardiopulmonary bypass. Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, February 28, 1989: US04808163 (177 worldwide citation)

A cardiovascular catheter for use particularly in situations requiring varying forms of cardiopulmonary bypass. The catheter which can be introduced percutaneously has an expandable section in proximity to drainage inlets. In one form of the invention the catheter is introduced percutaneously with t ...


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Lawrence A Husick, Joshua Kopelman, Howard Morgan, Edwin Howell Watkeys III, Marvin I Weinberger: Method and apparatus for generating a composite document on a selected topic from a plurality of information sources. Infonautics, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, October 7, 1997: US05675788 (174 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented method and apparatus for composing a composite document on a selected topic from a plurality of information sources by searching the plurality of information sources and identifying, displaying and copying files corresponding to the selected topic. A plurality of records, each ...