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Thomas P Hedman, John P Kostuik, Geoffrey R Fernie, Brian E Maki: Artificial spinal disc. Health & Research Services, Rogers Bereskin & Parr, July 26, 1988: US04759769 (827 worldwide citation)

An artificial disc for a human spine. The disc has upper and lower members hinged together at their rear portions and biased apart at their fronts by stiff coil springs. Rear stop surfaces limit the opening movement of the members. Vertically projecting tabs at the front and side of each member are ...


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Geoffrey R Fernie, Gerald T Griggs: Clutch for multi-directional transportation device. Sunnybrook & Women&apos s College Health Science Centre, Philip C Mendes da Costa, Bereskin & Parr, April 3, 2001: US06209670 (61 worldwide citation)

A clutch for altering the direction of a drive unit of a transportation device between a first direction of travel and a second direction of travel, the drive unit having at least one drive wheel connected to a shaft, the shaft being rotatably mounted with respect to the transportation device betwee ...


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Geoffrey R Fernie, Gerald T Griggs: Multi-directional motorized wheelchair. August 29, 1995: US05445233 (58 worldwide citation)

A multi-directional motorized wheelchair having a seat portion and, a back portion, and having two drive wheels, each having a separate motor for driving one drive wheel forwardly or backwardly, independently of the other wheel, a drive wheel mounting beneath the seat, and controls for operating the ...


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Kevin R Lunau, Geoffrey R Fernie, Stephen P Reed: Safety support structure. Thomas A O Rourke, October 15, 1991: US05056753 (58 worldwide citation)

A safety support structure is provided which comprises a post with upper and lower ends adapted to abut firmly against a ceiling surface and a floor surface, and an accessory mounting region disposed between the upper end and the lower end. The post has a length adjustment means and a pressure indic ...


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Geoffrey R Fernie, Brian P Doyle, Gerald T Griggs: Walking aid. September 20, 1994: US05348336 (48 worldwide citation)

A walking aid for a handicapped person having a frame with wheels and brakes, handles attached to the frame at a suitable height for a person, who is enabled to push the walking aid along a walking surface, at least one brake operating assembly including a fixed handbar portion fixed as a handgrip e ...


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Geoffrey R Fernie, Gerald T Griggs: Motorized chair base. Sunnybrook & Women&apos s College Health Sciences Centre, Philip C Mendes da Costa, Bereskin & Parr, January 30, 2001: US06179076 (40 worldwide citation)

A base for receiving a seat has a longitudinally extending chassis having a front end, a rear end, a central portion positioned therebetween and opposed sides extending longitudinally between the front and rear ends; at least one drive wheel mounted below the central portion; a plurality of rotatabl ...


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Geoffrey R Fernie, Brian P Doyle, Christine G Kronich: Conversion kit for toilets for varying shapes. July 18, 1995: US05432957 (17 worldwide citation)

A toilet conversion kit for toilets of various shapes, the kit having a base which can stand on the floor around a soil pipe and an upper surface for supporting the toilet, and having first and second end wall profiles. An elongated axial opening extends from a point adjacent one end, for a distance ...


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Geoffrey R Fernie, Brian P Doyle, David Khazanovich: Conversion kit for adjusting the height of a flush toilet. April 19, 1994: US05303430 (6 worldwide citation)

A spacer for a flush toilet is an insert block locatable between the base of a toilet pedestal and the floor. The spacer has a passage therethrough from top to bottom constituting a soil pipe extension and located to mate with the soil pipe and the toilet outlet. Preferably the spacer comprises a se ...