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William D Cornell, Carnot Evans: Lancet injector. Sherwood Medical Company, S N Garber, G E Upchurch, W R O Meara, March 12, 1985: US04503856 (126 worldwide citation)

A lancet injector is provided which has a tubular housing, a slidable lancet holder in the housing, a compression spring connected between the holder and one end of the housing, and a holder control member extending through a longitudinal slot in the sidewall of the housing. The control member is op ...


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Vabilisetti S Murty, Thomas C Schuler: Blood phase separation means. Sherwood Medical, S N Garber, W R O Meara, May 9, 1978: US04088582 (94 worldwide citation)

A blood collection device includes a tube for receiving a sample of whole blood for centrifugal separation into the lighter phase, plasma or serum, and the heavier cellular phase. The tube has a needle-pierceable stopper at the opposite end for maintaining a negative pressure in the tube. A blood ph ...


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Gregory L Snooks: Method of making a cuffed tube. Sherwood Medical, S N Garber, W R O Meara, May 4, 1982: US04328056 (71 worldwide citation)

A method of making a double-cuffed endotracheal tube is disclosed which includes forming a unitary double-cuff member, inserting and inverting one of the cuffs into the other cuff and connecting the cuffs on a plastic tube, and sealingly connecting the ends of the cuffs to the tube. A method of seal ...


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Ralph E Rudd, John I Huggins: Method of making a plastic tube with plural lumens. Sherwood Medical, S N Garber, W R O Meara, February 6, 1979: US04138457 (50 worldwide citation)

A plastic tube is provided which has a main lumen, an auxiliary lumen, and an integral connector at one end for connecting the main lumen in fluid communication with another device. The auxiliary lumen extends longitudinally within the side wall of the tube with the integral tube connector free of t ...


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Joseph H Corbett: Method of making a catheter with an integral Luer lock means. Sherwood Medical, S N Garber, W R O Meara, September 28, 1976: US03983203 (19 worldwide citation)

The method of making a catheter with integral Luer locking means including extruding plastic material to form a tube having a relatively thin-walled portion of relatively small diameter and a relatively thick-walled portion of relatively large diameter. The tube is inserted into a heat forming mold ...


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Larry H Dodge: Medical drainage device with adjustable supporting strap. Sherwood Medical, S N Garber, W R O Meara, May 2, 1978: US04086925 (13 worldwide citation)

A thoracic drainage device including a fluid collection chamber for receiving drainage fluid from the pleural cavity of a patient is provided with a strap capable of being used to conveniently support the drainage device in various ways. The upper and lower ends of the drainage device are provided w ...


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Larry H Dodge: Drainage apparatus. Sherwood Medical, S N Garber, W R O Meara, April 25, 1978: US04085751 (9 worldwide citation)

A thoracic drainage device including a rigid container having a drainage collection chamber and a liquid seal chamber centered above the collection chamber. A tube adapted for connection with the pleural cavity of a patient is connected to the lid of the device and extends into the liquid seal chamb ...