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Gregory Alan Colla, John William Ernest Brydon: Monitoring the occurrence of apneic and hypopneic arousals. ResMed, Holland & Hart, July 18, 2000: US06091973 (164 worldwide citation)

The occurrence of an arousal in a patient associated with an apneic or hypopneic episode can be determined. Sensors are placed on a patient to obtain signals representative of at least two physiological variables, for example skin conductance, heart rate, and blood oxygen concentration. The signals ...


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John William Ernest Brydon: Estimation of flow and detection of breathing in CPAP treatment. ResMed an Australian Company, Holland & Hart, April 21, 1998: US05740795 (127 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for the estimation of flow and the detection of breathing (respiration) in continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment are disclosed. CPAP apparatus typically includes a flow generator for supplying air to a mask via a gas delivery tube. With changing air flow, the flo ...


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John William Ernest Brydon, Grant Willson: Inspiratory duration in CPAP or assisted respiration treatment. ResMed, Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, April 10, 2001: US06213119 (120 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for the supply of breathable gas cyclically at an inspiratory pressure and a lower expiratory pressure substantially in synchronism with a patient's respiration. A flow generator coupled to a gas delivery system delivers breathable gas to the patient's airway. A motor controller ...


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Gregory Alan Colla, John William Ernest Brydon: Monitoring the occurrence of apneic and hypopneic arousals. ResMed, Pillsbury Winthrop, March 26, 2002: US06363270 (112 worldwide citation)

The occurrence of an arousal in a patient associated with an apneic or hypopneic episode car be determined. Sensors are placed on a patient to obtain signals representative of at least two physiological variables, for example skin conductance, heart rate and blood oxygen concentration. The signals a ...


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John William Ernest Brydon: Respiratory-analysis systems. ResMed, Pillsbury Winthrop, April 15, 2003: US06547743 (94 worldwide citation)

A movement sensitive mattress has a plurality of independent, like movement sensors for measuring movement at different locations on the mattress to generate a plurality of independent movement signals. The signals are processed to derive respiratory variables including rate, phase, maximum effort o ...


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John William Ernest Brydon: Detection and classification of breathing patterns. ResMed, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, January 11, 2005: US06840907 (72 worldwide citation)

A respiratory analysis system for monitoring a respiratory variable for a patient. The system comprises a sensor array for accommodating a patient to be in contact therewith and a processing means. Then array has a plurality of independent like sensors for measuring respiratory movement at different ...


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Malcolm Hebblewhite, Philip Rodney Kwok, Robert Edward Styles, John William Ernest Brydon: Humidifier. ResMed, Holland & Hart, October 24, 2000: US06135432 (59 worldwide citation)

A humidifier for producing humidified air, particularly for use with a continuous positive air pressure device. The humidifier has an air inlet and outlet. An elongate passageway extending between the air inlet and the air outlet. The passageway is adapted to be partially filled with water so that a ...


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John William Ernest Brydon, Patrick Michael Piccione: Monitoring of oro-nasal respiration. ResMed, Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, December 5, 2000: US06155986 (44 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for monitoring oro-nasal respiration. A pair of nasal prongs, suitable for insertion into the lower portion of the nares, join together via a small plenum chamber to form a single tube conveying the nasal pressure towards an electrical pressure transducer. Another prong is held in proximit ...


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Malcolm Hebblewhite, Philip Rodney Kwok, Robert Edward Styles, John William Ernest Brydon: Humidifier. ResMed, Pillsbury Winthrop, January 15, 2002: US06338473 (34 worldwide citation)

A humidifier for producing humidified air, particularly for use with a continuous positive air pressure device. The humidifier has an air inlet and outlet. An elongate passageway extending between the air inlet and the air outlet. The passageway is adapted to be partially filled with water so that a ...


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John William Ernest Brydon, Michel Calluaud: Automated stop/start control in the administration of CPAP treatment. ResMed, Pillsbury Winthrop, June 5, 2001: US06240921 (32 worldwide citation)

Method for automatic stop-start control of a breathing apparatus. Automatic starting and stopping of the device based upon the determination of a user wearing the mask by way of proximity sensors determining that a user is physically in contact with the mask in order to start the device and stopping ...