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Daniel D Mawhinney: Physiological monitoring system. Respironics, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, March 7, 1995: US05394882 (174 worldwide citation)

A wireless monitoring system including at least one first unit for sensing motion and for directly radiating signals corresponding to the sensed motion. Additionally, the system includes a second unit for detecting signals radiated by the first unit and for converting the detected signals into elect ...


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Mark C Estes, Janice M Cattano: Sleep apnea treatment apparatus. Respironics, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, August 31, 1993: US05239995 (170 worldwide citation)

Improved methodology and apparatus for the treatment of sleep apnea through (1) application of alternating high and low level positive airway pressure within the airway of the patient with the high and low airway pressure being coordinated with the spontaneous respiration of the patient, (2) usage o ...


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Mark C Estes, Janice M Cattano: Sleep apnea treatment apparatus. Respironics, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, October 26, 1999: US05970975 (167 worldwide citation)

Improved methodology and apparatus for the clinical study and treatment of sleep apnea which incorporates one or more of the following features: (1) application of mono-level, alternating high and low level, or variable positive airway pressure generally within the airway of the patient with the mon ...


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Kristine K Sabo: Non-rebreathing valve and valve element therefor. Respironics, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, March 26, 1996: US05501214 (158 worldwide citation)

A duck-bill valve element and a non-rebreathing valve (NRV) incorporating same. The duck-bill valve element is formed of flexible, resilient material and includes a peripheral portion continuously and sealingly attached to a housing of the NRV and a sealing portion contiguous with and extending radi ...


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David M Kutzik, Anthony P Glascock, Douglas L Chute, Thomas T Hewett, Barbara G Hornum: System for generating periodic reports, generating trend analysis, and intervention in accordance with trend analysis from a detection subsystem for monitoring daily living activity. Gerotech, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, November 25, 1997: US05692215 (150 worldwide citation)

A system is provided for monitoring a user in a user living area. The system includes a system controller and an activity detection subsystem. The activity detection subsystem monitors a daily living activity of the user and provides information representative of the daily living activity to the sys ...


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David M Shemwell, George R Ryan: Method and apparatus for diode laser pulse oximetry using fiber optical cables. Respironics, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, February 15, 2000: US06026312 (148 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for transferring two frequencies of electromagnetic energy to and from a portion of a living body for the purpose of blood oxygen saturation measurements. The two frequencies of electromagnetic energy are transferred to the portion of the living body through a single optical f ...


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Mark C Estes, Janice M Cattano: Sleep apnea treatment apparatus with a therapy delay circuit arrangement. Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, October 20, 1998: US05823187 (147 worldwide citation)

Improved methodology and apparatus for the clinical study and treatment of sleep apnea which incorporates one or more of the following features: (1) application of mono-level, alternating high and low level, or variable positive airway pressure generally within the airway of the patient with the mon ...


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Douglas M Mechlenburg, Steven A Kimmel, John H Fiore: Sleep apnea treatment apparatus and passive humidifier for use therewith. Respironics, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, July 23, 1996: US05537997 (140 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for delivering pressurized gas to the airway of a patient including: a gas flow generator for providing a flow of gas, a breathing appliance for sealingly communicating with the airway of the patient, and a conduit for delivery of the gas flow to the airway of the patient, the conduit havi ...


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Lawrence A Husick, John Michael Schultz, Marvin I Weinberger: Method for categorizing documents into subjects using relevance normalization for documents retrieved from an information retrieval system in response to a query. Infonautics Corporation, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, February 10, 1998: US05717914 (133 worldwide citation)

A method for storing input information in an information retrieval system database wherein a plurality of information subject categories are provided. A plurality of subject lexicons are provided, each subject lexicon of the plurality of subject lexicons corresponding to an information subject categ ...


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Margaret M D Aversa, Robert Dougherty: Knitted surgical mesh. Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, July 18, 2000: US06090116 (131 worldwide citation)

A knitted surgical mesh formed from a yarn. The knitted mesh has from 11 to 13 courses per inch and from 8 to 10 wales per inch, a flexibility of from 10 to 16 gfcm/cm, a burst strength greater than 175 pounds per square inch, and a pore size percentage greater than 37%.