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Roger A Gruenke, Russell L Trimble, Christopher D Lasnier, Steven W Loethen, Jiri G Orlt, James A Snook, Marilyn S Wyble: Inspiratory airway pressure system with admittance determining apparatus and method. Puritan Bennett Corporation, Hovey Williams Timmons & Collins, August 4, 1992: US05134995 (237 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for facilitating the respiration of a patient are disclosed which are particularly useful in treating mixed and obstructive sleep apnea and certain cardiovascular conditions, among others, by increasing nasal air pressure delivered to the patient's respiratory passages just p ...


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James A Snook, Thomas W Nelson, Marilyn S Wyble, Russell L Trimble: Inspiration oxygen saver. Puritan Bennett Corporation, Hovey Williams Timmons & Collins, July 3, 1990: US04938212 (234 worldwide citation)

A reliable, pulse-flow supplemental oxygen apparatus for alleviating respiratory ailments is provided which yields substantial savings in oxygen while giving the patient the physiological equivalent of a prescribed continuous stream of oxygen. The apparatus preferably includes a demand oxygen valve ...


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Roger A Gruenke, Russell L Trimble, Christopher D Lasnier, Steven W Loethen, Jiri G Orlt, James A Snook, Marilyn S Wyble: Inspiratory airway pressure system controlled by the detection and analysis of patient airway sounds. Puritan Bennett Corporation, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, November 9, 1993: US05259373 (182 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for facilitating the respiration of a patient detects patient airway sounds and resolves these sounds into audio component bands whereupon an analysis is performed to produce a trend value. In response, a pressure action is determined using the trend value for controlling the ...


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James A Snook, Thomas W Nelson, Marilyn S Wyble, Russell L Trimble: Inspiration oxygen saver. Puritan Bennett Corporation, Schmidt Johnson Hovey & Williams, November 17, 1987: US04706664 (141 worldwide citation)

A reliable, pulse-flow supplemental oxygen apparatus for alleviating respiratory ailments is provided which yields substantial savings in oxygen while giving the patient the physiological equivalent of a prescribed continuous stream of oxygen. The apparatus preferably includes a demand oxygen valve ...


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Roger A Gruenke, Russell L Trimble, Christopher D Lasnier, Steven W Loethen, Jiri G Orlt, James A Snook, Marilyn S Wyble: Apparatus for compensating for flow and pressure variances in pneumatic circuits. Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, August 18, 1998: US05794614 (77 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for facilitating the respiration of a patient are disclosed which are particularly useful in treating mixed and obstructive sleep apnea and certain cardiovascular conditions, among others, by increasing nasal air pressure delivered to the patient's respiratory passages just p ...


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James A Snook, Thomas W Nelson, Marilyn S Wyble, Russell L Trimble: Inspiration oxygen saver. Puritan Bennett Corporation, Hovey Williams Timmons & Collins, June 12, 1990: US04932402 (73 worldwide citation)

A reliable, pulse-flow supplemental oxygen apparatus for alleviating respiratory ailments is provided which yields substantial savings in oxygen while giving the patient the physiological equivalent of a prescribed continuous stream of oxygen. The apparatus preferably includes a demand oxygen valve ...


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Jason G Fleischer, Botond Szatmary, Donald B Hutson, Douglas A Moore, James A Snook, Gerald M Edelman, Jeffrey L Krichmar: Hybrid control device. Neurosciences Research Foundation, Fliesler Meyer, July 27, 2010: US07765029 (29 worldwide citation)

A brain-based device (BBD) for moving in a real-world environment has sensors that provide data about the environment, actuators to move the BBD, and a hybrid controller which includes a neural controller having a simulated nervous system being a model of selected areas of the human brain and a non- ...


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Jason G Fleischer, Botond Szatmáry, Donald B Hutson, Douglas A Moore, James A Snook, Gerald M Edelman, Jeffrey L Krichmar: Hybrid control device. Neurosciences Research Foundation, Fliesler Meyer, November 12, 2013: US08583286 (25 worldwide citation)

A brain-based device (BBD) for moving in a real-world environment has sensors that provide data about the environment, actuators to move the BBD, and a hybrid controller which includes a neural controller having a simulated nervous system being a model of selected areas of the human brain and a non- ...


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James A Snook, Donald B Hutson, Jeffrey L Krichmar: Neural modeling and brain-based devices using special purpose processor. Neurosciences Research Foundation, Fliesler Meyer, May 12, 2009: US07533071 (18 worldwide citation)

A special purpose processor (SPP) can use a Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) or similar programmable device to model a large number of neural elements. The FPGAs can have multiple cores doing presynaptic, postsynaptic, and plasticity calculations in parallel. Each core can implement multiple neu ...


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James A Snook, Donald B Hutson, Jeffrey L Krichmar: Special purpose processor implementing a synthetic neural model of the human brain. Neuroscience Research Foundation, Fliesler Meyer, February 28, 2012: US08126828 (12 worldwide citation)

A special purpose processor (SPP) for implementing a synthetic neural model of the biological anatomy of the human brain to control a brain-based device (BBD) that is movable in a real-world environment, including neural processing units (NPUs), each having a programmed processor and a local memory ...