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Robert J Rose, Russell L Trimble: Modular medication dispensing system and apparatus utilizing portable memory device. Kinney & Lange, September 22, 1987: US04695954 (495 worldwide citation)

A system, apparatus and method for dispsensing medications prescribed by a doctor or other medical personnel. A portable memory device (such as a magnetic card) is used to store data representing prescription information. Prescription information is encoded into the memory device by a programming de ...


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Russell L Trimble, Roger J Dolida, Frederick R Rose, Philip M Metzler: Nasal puff with adjustable sealing means. Puritan Bennett Corporation, Hovey Williams Timmons & Collins, November 8, 1988: US04782832 (430 worldwide citation)

An improved nasal puff assembly is provided which is of particular benefit in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea and which is characterized by a gas-delivery puff which fits only in the nose of the patient and is therefore of relatively small size and can be comfortably worn. The nasal puff of ...


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Roger A Gruenke, Russell L Trimble: Inspiratory airway pressure system using constant pressure and measuring flow signals to determine airway patency. Puritan Bennett Corporation, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, August 27, 1996: US05549106 (267 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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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: Method and apparatus for maintaining patient airway patency. Puritan Bennett Corporation, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, December 8, 1998: US05845636 (140 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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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 ...