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Douglas R Ogden, Joseph A Abeyta, Gregg D Keefe: Respiratory facial mask. Respironics, W Scott Carson, September 2, 1997: US05662101 (271 worldwide citation)

A facial mask assembly for covering at least the nose and nares of a patient's face and compensating for any unequal forces that may be generated in the straps holding the mask on the patient's face. The assembly includes a rigid, cup-shaped shell with a soft seal engaging and sealing against the pa ...


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Douglas R Ogden: Start-up ramp system for CPAP system with multiple ramp shape selection. Respironics, W Scott Carson, November 4, 1997: US05682878 (111 worldwide citation)

A start-up ramp system for CPAP and bilevel CPAP devices. The system offers the patient a choice of at least two, time-pressure ramp paths over a predetermined, fixed, initial time interval to a predetermined, fixed, initial therapeutic pressure. Both the initial time period and initial therapeutic ...


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Darwin B Dobson, Gregg D Keefe, Douglas R Ogden, Eugene P Smith III: Humidifier for a ventilator and an associated attachment. Respironics, W Scott Carson, October 7, 1997: US05673687 (106 worldwide citation)

A sealing and retaining arrangement for a humidifier with separable top and bottom members and an attaching arrangement for rigidly connecting a ventilator or other respiratory device to the top of the humidifier in a predetermined, fixed position. The sealing and retaining arrangement is designed f ...


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Robert B Farmer, John T Shackelford: Valving arrangement for a negative pressure ventilator. Lifecare International, W Scott Carson, April 5, 1994: US05299599 (104 worldwide citation)

A valving arrangement primarily designed and intended for use in a negative pressure ventilator system. The valve arrangement has a uniquely designed valve that enables the ventilator to perform a number of operations simply by manipulation of a single, one-piece valve member within a valve housing. ...


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Darryl L Womack, Ralph B Noell, Larry R Bradshaw: Adjustable joint for a knee brace. Scott Orthopedics, W Scott Carson, November 26, 1985: US04554913 (80 worldwide citation)

An adjustable joint for a knee orthosis or brace. The joint preferably has a polycentric pivot with first and second members having mating, gear teeth and outwardly extending, elongated bars. As one member rotates about its axis, it causes the other member to rotate in an opposite direction about it ...


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Jason L Bradshaw: Suspension walker. Scott Orthotic Labs, W Scott Carson, December 20, 2005: US06976972 (76 worldwide citation)

A suspension walker having a hard, outer boot shell with upright brace members attached on either side and a soft boot receivable thereon. The soft boot has a main pad in it with a removable, fitting pad or pads on top of the main pad. A cuff member is also provided that is securable to the patient' ...


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John C Dinsmoor III, Grant C Denton, Eric C Jay, Richard R Runkles: Anti-decubitus mattress pad. Jay Medical, W Scott Carson, April 13, 1993: US05201780 (71 worldwide citation)

A mattress pad primarily intended for use with a standard hospital bed frame to reduce the development of decubitus ulcers or bed sores in patients using the pad. The pad is multi-layered and includes a cover or casing containing interior strata of a plastic film layer atop a fluid bladder layer sup ...


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Robin L Castellino, Gregory S Marino, Dustin E Gabel: Pressure relieving pad with graduated pillars. KCI RIK Acquisition, W Scott Carson, October 5, 1999: US05960497 (64 worldwide citation)

A pressure relieving pad with graduated pillars to effectively reduce the development of decubitus ulcers. The pad is preferably made of foam to keep the manufacturing costs down and includes a first plurality of large pillars or columns. A second plurality of smaller pillars or columns is then posi ...


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David W Bainbridge, L Paul Nickerson, Grant C Denton: Protective padding for sports gear. Brock USA, W Scott Carson, September 24, 2002: US06453477 (63 worldwide citation)

A porous, breathable pad for use as protective padding by a person to absorb the force of an impact and to protect the user from injury while allowing liquids and air to freely pass through the pad. The pad includes a plurality of discrete, solid beads of inelastic and waterproof, closed-cell foam w ...


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Darwin B Dobson, Gregg D Keefe, Douglas R Ogden, Eugene P Smith III: Humidifier for a ventilator. Lifecare International, W Scott Carson, October 15, 1996: US05564415 (62 worldwide citation)

A sealing and retaining arrangement for a humidifier with separable top and bottom members and an attaching arrangement for rigidly connecting a ventilator or other respiratory device to the top of the humidifier in a predetermined, fixed position. The sealing and retaining arrangement is designed f ...