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Eric W Brown, Henry T Tai: Infusion pump. I Flow Corporation, Robert M Asher, May 19, 1987: US04666430 (163 worldwide citation)

An infusion pump is disclosed in which a canister of compressed gas is regulated to provide a continuous source of pressure to one or more compressible fluid sources. Valves on the outlets of the sources prevent fluid from escaping except when the valves are opened. The valves are opened by solenoid ...


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Eric W Brown: Programmable infusion pump. I Flow Corporation, Robert M Asher, May 3, 1988: US04741736 (146 worldwide citation)

A cartridge, a control system and an infusion pump provide an infusion system. The cartridge contains one or more flexible compartments and pressure roller for squeezing fluid from the compartments. When there is a plurality of fluid compartments in the cartridge, a multilumen connector is provided ...


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Eric W Brown, Charles M Kienholz, Steven J Busak, Wayne Hayob, Ferrell D Papic: Cartridge fed programmable ambulatory infusion pumps powered by DC electric motors. I Flow Corporation, Robert M Asher, July 21, 1992: US05131816 (130 worldwide citation)

A cartridge fed infusion pump containing a plurality of linear peristaltic pumps. Each pump is powered by a direct current motor. The motor has a shaft which rotates to perform a pump cycle. A position encoder mounted on the shaft is used to determine when the shaft has reached the stop position in ...


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Eric W Brown: Multiple needle holder and subcutaneous multiple channel infusion port. I Flow Corporation, Robert M Asher, September 22, 1987: US04695273 (130 worldwide citation)

A multiple needle holder and multiple channel subcutaneous infusion port are disclosed. The multiple needle holder carries a plurality of needles which are each in separate fluid communication with a lumen of a plurality of lumens in a multilumen catheter. The multiple infusion port includes a septu ...


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Eric W Brown, Henry T Tai, Robert M Asher: Multilumen catheter set. I Flow Corporation, Robert M Asher, April 8, 1986: US04581012 (113 worldwide citation)

A subcutaneously tunneled catheter set is disclosed in which a first multilumen catheter is connected to a second reinforced multilumen catheter. A tissue cuff is located near the connection between the two catheter tubes. The disclosure includes a multilumen connector made from a housing that provi ...


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Eric W Brown, Henry T Tai: Multilumen catheter set. I Flow Corporation, Robert M Asher, October 20, 1987: US04701159 (107 worldwide citation)

A subcutaneous catheter set is disclosed in which a multilumen catheter tube has a tissue cuff connected about its outer circumference. A lock adapter has a plurality of conduits in communication with the lumens of the multilumen catheter tube. A complementary lock adapter is connected to either ano ...


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Eric W Brown, Charles Kienholz, Steve Busak: Multiple fluid cartridge and pump. I Flow Corporation, Robert M Asher, August 21, 1990: US04950245 (93 worldwide citation)

A pump housing which contains a plurality of linear peristaltic pumps and receives a fluid source cartridge. The cartridge is provided with retaining knobs for engaging retaining holes in the front end of the pump housing. A cartridge further contains a tab at its rear end for engaging a locking mec ...


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Eric W Brown, Henry T Tai: Apparatus and method for administering multiple fluid infusions. I Flow Corporation, Robert M Asher, August 5, 1986: US04604093 (89 worldwide citation)

A valve is disclosed which includes a hollow cylindrical housing having a plurality of input sites and a rotary core member having an output pasageway. The input sites which are not in communication with the output passageway are sealed. The valve may also include a primary input site connected to a ...


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James W Cooper, Anni Coden, Eric W Brown: System and method for detecting duplicate and similar documents. International Business Machines Corporation, Anne V Dougherty, Harrington & Smith, November 21, 2006: US07139756 (70 worldwide citation)

A system and a method are described for rapidly determining document similarity among a set of documents, such as a set of documents obtained from an information retrieval (IR) system. A ranked list of the most important terms in each document is obtained using a phrase recognizer system. The list i ...


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Eric W Brown, David Ferrucci, Adam Lally, Wlodek W Zadrozny: System and method for providing answers to questions. International Business Machines Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, William Stock Esq, September 25, 2012: US08275803 (62 worldwide citation)

A system, method and computer program product for providing answers to questions based on any corpus of data. The method facilitates generating a number of candidate passages from the corpus that answer an input query, and finds the correct resulting answer by collecting supporting evidence from the ...