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Robert L Nichols: Shut off valve for medical suction apparatus. Richards Harris & Medlock, March 17, 1981: US04256109 (487 worldwide citation)

The specification discloses an improved shut off valve for a canister and lid assembly used as part of a medical suction apparatus. The valve includes a cylindrical plunger made of a soft rubber-like material and having an upwardly facing concave disc integrally formed on the top of the plunger. Whe ...


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Lawrence E Pritchard: Medical insurance verification and processing system. Richards Harris & Medlock, January 1, 1985: US04491725 (366 worldwide citation)

A medical claim verification and processing system reads a medical information card (MEDICARD) to determine a patient's background medical and insurance information. The validity of the card is rapidly determined by accessing a central brokerage computer. A local service provider enters into a local ...


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Victor A Vaguine: Method and apparatus for controlling and optimizing the heating pattern for a hyperthermia system. Clini Therm Corporation, Richards Harris & Medlock, August 9, 1983: US04397314 (363 worldwide citation)

A hyperthermia treatment system has multiple applicators and multiple temperature sensors for controlling the operation of the hyperthermia system. A temperature sensor probe implanted within a tumor provides a temperature signal for controlling and optimizing the power input to multiple applicators ...


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Thomas P Robinson: Catheter insertion unit with separate flashback indication for the cannula. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Richards Harris & Medlock, March 2, 1982: US04317445 (283 worldwide citation)

An intravenous assembly includes a needle extending through a hub and a catheter or cannula secured at its proximal end to the hub. The cannula includes a side port near the distal end thereof in fluid communication with an annular flashback chamber formed between the cannula and needle to provide v ...


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Arthur O Miller: Automatic programming system for television receivers. Richards Harris & Medlock, March 28, 1978: US04081753 (249 worldwide citation)

A television receiver programming and selection monitoring system is provided to permit a television viewer to preselect a television viewing schedule of desired television channels to be viewed during subsequent time periods. The system also permits the monitoring by a remote data processing center ...


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John E Kling, Larry R Camin, Douglas W Scott: Peelable catheter introduction device. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Richards Harris & Medlock, November 1, 1983: US04412832 (240 worldwide citation)

An assembly (10) for the implantation of a peelable introductor catheter (24) through which a primary device (30) may be inserted having a slidable sleeve (18), which prevents premature disruption of the peelable catheter tube (12) and which also remains in position on the primary device after the i ...


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Gordon H Matthews, Thomas B Tansil, Michael L Fannin: Electronic audio communication system. ECS Telecommunications, Richards Harris & Medlock, February 1, 1983: US04371752 (221 worldwide citation)

An advanced electronic telecommunication system is provided for the deposit, storage and delivery of audio messages. A Voice Message System (10) interconnects multiple private branch exchanges (12) of a subscriber with a central telephone office (22). Individual subscriber users may access the Voice ...


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Billy R Garvin: Automatic banking machine. Docutel Corporation, Richards Harris & Medlock, October 19, 1982: US04355369 (185 worldwide citation)

A high speed, computer controlled banding machine provides fully automated teller stations for completing banking functions in response to a coded credit card presented thereto. A complete banking system normally consists of four remote terminals (customer consoles), interconnected to an electronic ...


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Ronald A Schachar: Multifocal ophthalmic lens. Richards Harris & Medlock, November 17, 1981: US04300818 (179 worldwide citation)

The specification discloses a multifocal ophthalmic lens to provide a variable focusing power lens for near and farsighted corrected vision. The lens includes a first and second lens element. First and second electrodes are disposed between the lens elements, and a film of liquid crystal is disposed ...


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Gerald W White: Method for resisting galling. White Engineering Corporation, Richards Harris & Medlock, August 28, 1984: US04468309 (169 worldwide citation)

A method for resisting galling of two coacting threaded members (10, 16) is provided. The method includes depositing a material film (36) by high energy level ion plating onto the machined surfaces (12, 14) of at least one of the threaded members (10, 16) for providing a thin mechanically insulating ...