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Bernie F Hete, James D Srock: Oxygen mixing in a blower-based ventilator. Respironics, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, December 30, 1997: US05701883 (106 worldwide citation)

An oxygen mixing arrangement for or in a pressure support ventilator, in which a modular oxygen-providing assembly is selectively insertable into a greater respiration apparatus. Mixing accuracy and controllability is maintained by using gas supplies that have a wide range of pressures. Further, oxy ...


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Bernie F Hete, James D Srock: Oxygen mixing in a blower-based ventilator. Respironics, Michael W Haas, September 26, 2000: US06123074 (78 worldwide citation)

An oxygen mixing arrangement for or in a pressure support ventilator, in which a modular oxygen-providing assembly is selectively insertable into a greater respiration apparatus. Mixing accuracy and controllability is maintained by using gas supplies that have a wide range of pressures. Further, oxy ...


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Bernie F Hete, Peter D Hill, Michael J Beiriger: Pressure control in a blower-based ventilator. Respironics, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, December 9, 1997: US05694923 (67 worldwide citation)

A valving arrangement for use with or for a blower-based ventilator system, such as a pressure support ventilator, and a pressure support ventilator having such a valving arrangement, in which blower output can be controlled in such a manner that desired levels of pressure are able to be provided wi ...


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Patrick W Truitt, William A Truschel, Bernie F Hete, Michael Bobeck, Michael W Haas: Apparatus and method of providing high frequency variable pressure to a patient. Respironics, Michael W Haas, June 24, 2003: US06581596 (63 worldwide citation)

A high frequency pressure oscillation device that selective restricts the flow of breathing gas to or from a patient to produce pressure spikes in the patient's airway that facilitate clearing secretions from the patient's airway. The device includes a patient circuit that defines a closed ...


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Bernie F Hete, Michael Bobeck: Apparatus and method for providing high frequency variable pressure to a patient. Respironics, Michael W Haas, March 23, 2004: US06708690 (57 worldwide citation)

A high frequency pressure oscillation device and method of providing high frequency pressure oscillations to a patient. The device includes a patient circuit coupling a gas source to an airway of a patient, and a valve disposed in the patient circuit. The valve communicates the gas source with the p ...


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Bernie F Hete, Thomas A McCann: Insufflation system, attachment and method. Respironics, Michael W Haas, August 27, 2002: US06439228 (34 worldwide citation)

An insufflation system that includes a first tube that inserts into a patient's airway for providing a primary flow of breathing gas to such a patient. At least one insufflation catheter is provided in or within the first tube for delivering a flow of insufflation gas to the patient. In one emb ...


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Eric W Starr, James A Scull, Eric Ayers, Bernie F Hete, Donald S Wilczek, Mark H Sanders: Apparatus and method for monitoring pressure related changes in the extra-thoracic arterial circulatory system. Ric Investments, Michael W Haas, June 22, 2010: US07740591 (32 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for monitoring changes in the intra-thoracic pressure of a patient due to the patient's respiratory activity or volumetric changes in the extra-thoracic arterial circulatory system due to cardiac function based on the changes in pressure in the patient's extra-thoracic arteria ...


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Patrick W Truitt, William A Truschel, Bernie F Hete, Michael Bobeck, Michael W Haas: Apparatus and method for providing high frequency variable pressure to a patient. RIC Investments, Richard J Coldren, Michael W Haas, Timothy A Nathan, January 23, 2007: US07165547 (30 worldwide citation)

A high frequency pressure oscillation device that selective restricts the flow of breathing gas to or from a patient to produce pressure spikes in the patient's airway that facilitate clearing secretions from the patient's airway. The device includes a patient circuit that defines a closed path betw ...


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Bernie F Hete, Thomas A McCann: Insufflation system, attachment and method. Respironics, Michael W Haas, August 15, 2000: US06102042 (18 worldwide citation)

An insufflation system that includes a first tube that inserts into a patient's airway for providing a primary flow of breathing gas to such a patient. At least one insufflation catheter is provided in or within the first tube for delivering a flow of insufflation gas to the patient. In one embodime ...


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Bernie F Hete, Thomas A McCann, Gardner J Kimm: Insufflation system and method. RIC Investments, Michael W Haas, October 7, 2008: US07431031 (4 worldwide citation)

An insufflation system that includes a first tube that inserts into a patient's airway for providing a primary flow of breathing gas to such a patient. At least one insufflation catheter is provided in or within the first tube for delivering a flow of insufflation gas to the patient. In one embodime ...