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Terry P Clemmer, Thomas D East IV, Alan H Morris, James F Orme Jr, George E Thomsen, C Jane Wallace, Lindell K Weaver, Mary R Suchyta: Method and system for patient monitoring and respiratory assistance control through mechanical ventilation by the use of deterministic protocols. IHC Health Services, Lloyd W Sadler, Daniel P McCarthy, November 21, 2000: US06148814 (156 worldwide citation)

A method and system for managing mechanical ventilation of patients with respiratory disorders is described. The main objective of the system is to generate executable instructions for patient care which take into account a large number of parameters of patient condition and ventilation. Data regard ...


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Thomas D East IV, Jeffrey D Anderson, Ernest B Page: Servo lung simulator and related control method. IHC Health Services, Lloyd W Sadler, Eleanor V Goodall, Mark G Sanbaken, November 2, 1999: US05975748 (13 worldwide citation)

A computer-controlled servo lung simulator including a mechanical piston which simulates the mechanical properties of the human lung, chest wall and diaphragm. The computer control implemented in the invention includes methods for controlling the servo lung simulator to provide the simulation and co ...