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David L Thorne, Gale H Thorne, Charles V Owen, Michael L Thorne: Lancet apparatus and methods. Specialized Health Products, Gale H Thorne, September 14, 1999: US05951582 (273 worldwide citation)

A one-time-use, self-powered, restricted entry lancet apparatus which provides a smaller incision in a surface or epidermal layers of a lancing site than in subsurface or dermal layers. Two embodiments of the invention are disclosed. Generally, each embodiment includes a housing, a blade component, ...


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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 ...