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Martin A Cole, Michael W Lawless, Christopher D Lynch, Frank S C Mo, Peter A Soberon: Air bubble sensor. Abbott Laboratories, Neal D Marcus, November 7, 2000: US06142008 (70 worldwide citation)

A system and a method for detecting the presence of air bubbles in an intravenous (IV) line supplying a medicinal liquid to a patient. An air bubble sensor includes an ultrasonic transmitter acoustically coupled to an ultrasonic receiver to detect the presence of a gas (e.g., air) in a portion of a ...


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Martin A Cole, Michael W Lawless, Christopher D Lynch, Frank S C Mo, Peter A Soberon: Pressure (occlusion) sensor. Abbott Laboratories, Neal D Marcus, November 23, 1999: US05989222 (52 worldwide citation)

A system and a method for detecting the presence of an occlusion in an intravenous (IV) line supplying a medicinal liquid to a patient. Two pressure occlusion sensors are employed to produce a value for the proximal and distal pressures within an IV pumping cassette that is disposed in the fluid pat ...


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