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Charles B McNeil, Thomas J McEvoy: Wearable, variable rate suction/collection device. Larson and Taylor, December 1, 1987: US04710165 (628 worldwide citation)

A compact, lightweight, variable rate suction and collection device is provided for the withdrawal and collection of fluid from a patient. The device includes a collection receptacle which is connected to the patient and to a pump through suction inlet, so that suction is created within the collecti ...


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Charles B McNeil, Thomas J McEvoy, Jeffery D Dahlquist: Bulb evacuator for closed wound suction. Surgidyne, Larson & Taylor, May 9, 1989: US04828546 (72 worldwide citation)

A bulb evacuator is provided for closed wound suction having a flexible compressible container with a pair of inlets having one way valves therein and a port to a suction source with a removable cap thereon at one end of the bulb evacuator. The opposite end of the bulb evacuator is provided with an ...


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Charles B McNeil: Method and apparatus for removing liquids from a drainage device. Surgidyne, Larson and Taylor, November 5, 1985: US04551141 (48 worldwide citation)

A closed system method and apparatus for removing collected liquid from a portable closed wound suction drainage device which reduces the potential contamination of the drainage device and cross infection from the use of the drainage device is disclosed. A disposable collection bag is attached to th ...