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Giovanni Pastrone, Robert G Poli, Anthony C Yung, Peter A Holst: Cassette identification system for use with a multi-program drug infusion pump. Abbott Laboratories, T M Breininger, H G Thibault, July 11, 1995: US05431627 (158 worldwide citation)

A identification system for a cassette pump wherein a plurality of different types of cassettes administer different types of drugs, and each type of cassette is characterized by a different type determinative indicia carried by the cassette, and the cassette pump includes a prime mover for actuatin ...


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Robert G Poli: Anti-free flow valve, enabling fluid flow as a function of pressure and selectively opened to enable free flow. Abbott Laboratories, Harry G Thibault, Thomas M Breininger, March 14, 1995: US05396925 (119 worldwide citation)

A bi-directional cracking valve that can be selectively opened. Bi-directional cracking valve (10, 70) is formed using an elastomeric membrane (34). Centered within the elastomeric membrane is a slit (36) that remains closed, blocking fluid flow through the device until a differential pressure acros ...


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Robert G Poli, Noel L Johnson, Robert R Burnside, Leland D Chamness, J Terry Huang, V Stanton Thomas: Drug identification and security apparatus for infusion and pumping systems. Abbott Laboratories, Harry G Thibault, Thomas M Breininger, August 29, 1995: US05445621 (114 worldwide citation)

A drug identification and security apparatus usable in conjunction with an electronic drug delivery system having at least one drug channel therein, the apparatus providing a first interlock mechanism between a locking member of the apparatus and the drug delivery system to lock the upper and lower ...


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Robert G Poli, V Stanton Thomas, Wayne F Adolf, William L Rudzena: Latching piercing pin for use with fluid vials of varying sizes. Abbott Laboratories, Harry G Thibault, Robert E Wexler, August 2, 1994: US05334179 (58 worldwide citation)

A latching piercing pin useable to retain the pin and an associated fluid vial in latching relation. Latching members provided on the pin engage a peripheral lip provided on the end cap of the vial to maintain the latching relation between the pin and the vial. The pin is useable with vials and end ...


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Arie Ravid, Robert G Poli: Display having redundant segments. Abbott Laboratories, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness PLLC, September 24, 1996: US05559528 (38 worldwide citation)

Redundant segment display characters are used to provide a fail-safe indication of critical parameters. In one preferred form of the invention, selected segments of a redundant segment character include pairs of segments that are arranged proximate to each other and extend generally parallel to each ...


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Robert G Poli, Noel L Johnson: Multi-valve manifold for drug infusion systems. Abbott Laboratories, Harry G Thibault, Robert E Wexler, March 9, 1993: US05192269 (28 worldwide citation)

A multiple inlet manifold for mixing and transporting therethrough fluids under pressure comprising a manifold body including a plurality of valve inlets and a single outlet, a mixing chamber provided between the valve inlets and the outlet, and a flexible membrane disposed between the valve inlets ...


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Robert G Poli, Robert A Gutcheck, V Stanton Thomas, Gerald G Vurek: Method for joining optical fibers at the fiber interface of a beveled angle fiber optic connector. Abbott Laboratories, Harry G Thibault, Robert E Wexler, December 24, 1991: US05074638 (15 worldwide citation)

A method for aligning first and second optical fibers of a fiber optic connector at a fiber interface wherein the first optical fiber has a beveled angle end face and the second optical fiber a complementary beveled angle end face, the method including the step of abutting the respective fiber end f ...


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Robert G Poli, Robert A Gutcheck, V Stanton Thomas, Gerald G Vurek: Beveled angle fiber optic connector. Abbott Laboratories, Harry G Thibault, Robert E Wexler, July 28, 1992: US05134675 (9 worldwide citation)

A fiber optic connector in which first and second optical fibers are aligned at a fiber interface of the connector. The first optical fiber has a beveled angle end face, and the second optical fiber has a complementary beveled angle end face. Abutting connector members are joined in a connector encl ...


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Robert G Poli, Robert A Gutcheck, V Stanton Thomas, Gerald G Vurek: Apparatus for aligning and supporting the optical fibers for an optical fiber cable assembly. Abbott Laboratories, Robert E Wexler, Harry G Thibault, July 14, 1992: US05130790 (1 worldwide citation)

Support apparatus for a fiber optic cable assembly which includes optical fibers having end faces, high tensile strength fibers contiguous with and generally parallel to the optical fibers, and one or more electrical conductors. A main body portion of the apparatus supports the fiber optic cable ass ...


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