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Robert B Weiss, Alvin W Kimball, Raymond F Gesteland, F Mark Ferguson, Diane M Dunn, Leonard J Di Sera, Joshua L Cherry: Automated hybridization/imaging device for fluorescent multiplex DNA sequencing. University of Utah, Thorpe North & Western, November 28, 1995: US05470710 (145 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for automated multiplex sequencing of DNA with an integrated automated imaging hybridization chamber system. This system comprises an hybridization chamber device for mounting a membrane containing size-fractionated multiplex sequencing reaction products, apparatus for fluid de ...


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F Mark Ferguson, Charles V Owen, David L Thorne, Craig N Thorne, Mark Nelson, Gale H Thorne Jr: Safety shield for medical needles. Specialized Health Products, Paul S Evans, Mark S Leonardo, Peter B Sorell, July 22, 2003: US06595955 (125 worldwide citation)

Medical needle shield apparatus for covering a needle after use. The medical needle shield apparatus is for use with a needle having proximal and distal ends, wherein the shield is slidably movable along the needle from a proximal position where the distal end of the needle is exposed, to a distal p ...


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Shawn K Horner, F Mark Ferguson, Donald D Solomon: Biopsy needle device. Specialized Health Products, Paul S Evans, January 10, 2006: US06984213 (120 worldwide citation)

A medical needle shield apparatus is provided that includes a first housing configured to actuate a needle cannula. A second housing is releasably engageable with the first housing. The needle cannula is disposed for slidable movement with the second housing such that the second housing is extensibl ...


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F Mark Ferguson: Safety shield for medical needles. Specialized Health Products, Paul S Evans, June 7, 2005: US06902546 (86 worldwide citation)

A medical needle shield apparatus is provided which is slidably movable along a medical needle from a proximal position where a distal end of the needle is exposed, to a distal position where the shield protects the distal end of the needle. The medical needle shield apparatus includes a binding mem ...


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F Mark Ferguson, Jeremy W Snow, B Chance Bagley, Daniel K Smith, David L Thorne: Safety shield for medical needles. Specialized Health Products, Paul S Evans, September 28, 2004: US06796962 (71 worldwide citation)

A medical needle shield apparatus is provided that includes a needle hub having an outer needle cannula extending therefrom. An inner needle is disposed for slidable movement with the outer needle cannula. At least one shield is extensible from a retracted position to an extended position to enclose ...


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Gale H Thorne Jr, Mark Nelson, F Mark Ferguson, Kendall P Thorne, Michael L Thorne, David L Thorne, Gale H Thorne, Michael A Wilson: Reaccessible medical needle safety devices and methods. Specialized Health Products, Paul S Evans, Gale H Thorne, July 3, 2001: US06254575 (66 worldwide citation)

A retractable and extendable medical needle protective shield which provides opportunity for accessing and reaccessing a medical needle and associated sharpened needle tip and recovering the needle and tip for safety between accesses. The shield includes a needle guide which assures the needle tip i ...


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Daniel K Smith, Jeremy W Snow, F Mark Ferguson: Resettable safety shield for medical needles. Specialized Health Products, Paul S Evans, February 20, 2007: US07179244 (65 worldwide citation)

A medical needle shield apparatus is provided that includes a needle hub having an outer needle cannula extending therefrom. An inner needle is disposed for slidable movement with the outer needle cannula. At least one shield is extensible from a retracted position to an extended position to enclose ...


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F Mark Ferguson, B Chance Bagley, Jeremy W Snow: Safety shield for medical needles. Specialized Health Products, Paul S Evans, February 28, 2006: US07004927 (58 worldwide citation)

A medical needle shield apparatus is provided that includes a shield that is extensible from a retracted position to an extended position to enclose a distal end of a needle. A binding member is disposed within the shield and defines binding surfaces that form an aperture configured for slidable rec ...


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F Mark Ferguson, Mark Nelson, David L Thorne, Gale Thorne Jr: Reaccessible medical needle safety devices and methods. Specialized Health Products, Paul S Evans, Gale H Thorne, August 28, 2001: US06280420 (58 worldwide citation)

A retractable and extendable medical needle protective shield which provides opportunity for accessing and reaccessing a medical needle and associated sharpened needle tip and recovering the needle and tip for safety between accesses. The shield includes a needle guide which assures the needle tip i ...


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F Mark Ferguson, Richard L Fiser, James R Curtis, Charles V Owen, David L Thorne, Mark A Nelson, Roy L Barrus, Gale H Thorne Jr, Eugene E Weilbacher, Michael Thorne, Steven Brown, Donald Solomon: Seldinger safety shield for medical needles. Tyco Healthcare Group, Mark S Leonardo, Peter B Sorell, Brown Rudnick Berlack Israels, September 27, 2005: US06949086 (55 worldwide citation)

Medical needle shield apparatus for covering a needle after use. In embodiments of this invention a shield with two or more segments hingedly connected to each other is movable from a retracted position where the needle is exposed, to an extended position where the shield extends beyond the end of t ...