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Robert Mesaros, Michael E Hovanes, William Clem, Cory Williamson, Martin Albini, Darius Eghbal, Erik Green, Jason Stewart: System and method of controlling pressure in a surgical tourniquet. Instrumed, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, April 18, 2000: US06051016 (79 worldwide citation)

A system and method of controlling the pressure within a surgical tourniquet so as selectively to occlude blood flow within a portion of a limb of a patient, wherein the pressure within an inflatable cuff surrounding a portion of a limb of a patient is changed by automatically opening a first valve ...


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Raymond A Sirianne Jr, Iain S R Smith: Passive humidifier for positive airway pressure devices. Respironics, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, February 4, 1997: US05598837 (79 worldwide citation)

A passive humidifier for use with positive airway pressure devices including a chamber having an inlet and an outlet for holding a supply of water. Pressurized air is forced over a series of baffles arrayed within parallel channels inside the chamber for creating localized turbulence at the free wat ...


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George A Plesko: Light beam scanning pen, scan module for the device and method of utilization. GEO Labs, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, August 3, 1999: US05932860 (78 worldwide citation)

A high speed non-contact beam scanning device sized and shaped to provide the ergonomic benefits of a pen or wand, yet can scan a wide angle moving beam across an information-bearing target in one or two dimensional scan patterns such as lines, rasters or other patterns in order to read information ...


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Douglas M Mechlenburg, Steven A Kimmel, John H Fiore: Sleep apnea treatment apparatus. Respironics, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, July 30, 1996: US05540219 (78 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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Ronald P Bianchini Jr, Mark Stahl, Richard Buskens: Adaptive distributed system and method for fault tolerance. Carnegie Mellon University, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, November 4, 1997: US05684807 (77 worldwide citation)

An adaptive distributed diagnostic system and method for a network having at least a first, a second and a third nodes. Both the third and first nodes and the third and second nodes, respectively, are in communication with each other via the network. The first node can directly test a state of the t ...


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Alexander Tschakaloff: Surgical system. Medicon eG, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, March 4, 1997: US05607427 (76 worldwide citation)

A surgical system including: (1) a thermoplastic, body absorbable, bodily tissue fixation plate having a plurality of formations and a plurality of through-bores arranged in alternating relation along with plate; (2) body absorbable fasteners adapted for insertion into the through-bores to secure th ...


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John Michael Schultz: Restricted expansion of query terms using part of speech tagging. Infonautics Corporation, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, February 24, 1998: US05721902 (76 worldwide citation)

A method for searching a database of an information retrieval system in response to a query having at least one query word with a part of speech, for applying the query word to the database and selecting information from the database according to the query word. A semantic network is provided for de ...


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Harry L Hauger, Glenn I Beal: Variable dilution ratio hose-end sprayer. R M Smith, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, October 9, 1984: US04475689 (75 worldwide citation)

A multiple dilution ratio hose-end sprayer having a rotatable selector dial having a plurality of orifices and associated cavities. The orifices are adapted to intersect a fluid passageway extending from a fluid container to a mixing chamber used for mixing selected amounts of fluid from the contain ...


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William Clem: Interactive programmable fitness interface system. Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, April 25, 2000: US06053844 (75 worldwide citation)

An exercise system including an exercise device at a user location includes a controller at the user location for controlling the exercise device. A control location remote from the user location and a communication system for transmitting information between the exercise device and the control loca ...


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John R Ives, Norman R Mainwaring: Ambulatory electroencephalography system. Beth Israel Hospital Association, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, June 29, 1993: US05222503 (72 worldwide citation)

An ambulatory electroencephalography (EEG) system includes a self-powered recording apparatus adapted to be worn by a patient. The recording apparatus includes an A/D converter and a digital memory capable of storing digital data representing analog waveform signals derived from a large number of el ...