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Thomas L Kraft, Lisa W Rogers, Van Hoskins, Lou Waters, Robert Meyers, Kenneth E Reynolds, Stuart S Crader, David Loebig: Medication dispenser system. Owen Healthcare, Vinson & Elkins, April 2, 1996: US05502944 (217 worldwide citation)

A medication dispenser for use in a hospital or other medical setting comprises a plurality of containers for holding medication units, packaging apparatus for containing one or more medication units in a package and robotics for manipulating a selected container to transfer one or more medication u ...


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James W Meador, Thomas L Kraft: Secure medication storage and retrieval system. KVM Technologies, Arnold White & Durkee, March 16, 1999: US05883806 (191 worldwide citation)

A container for pharmaceutical items, comprising a tray having at least one compartment adapted to retrievably contain at least one pharmaceutical item, each said compartment having associated therewith a lid movable between a closed position restricting access to the associated compartment and an o ...


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Lisa W Rogers, Thomas L Kraft, John F Berry, Scott A Kelley, John A Thompson III, Clifford D Ober, Michael C Kuchar, Robert R Mayer Jr, Van W Hoskins, Vincent C Weido, Mark G Henckel: Vacuum operated medicine dispenser. KVM Technologies, Arnold White & Durkee, April 11, 1995: US05405048 (177 worldwide citation)

A vacuum operated system for individually dispensing items of oral solid medicine from bulk storage to a user, where the medicine is dispensed under computer control, and the quantity and type of medicine is selected in advance by the user. The invention includes medicine dispensing equipment and a ...


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Lisa W Rogers, Thomas L Kraft, John F Berry, Scott A Kelley, John A Thompson III, Clifford D Ober, Michael C Kuchar, Robert R Mayer Jr, Van W Hoskins, Vincent C Weido, Mark G Henckel: Vacuum operated medicine dispenser. KVM Technologies, Arnold White & Durkee, January 2, 1996: US05480062 (155 worldwide citation)

A vacuum operated system for individually dispensing items of oral solid medicine from bulk storage to a user, where the medicine is dispensed under computer control, and the quantity and type of medicine is selected in advance by the user. The invention includes medicine dispensing equipment and a ...


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Thomas L Kraft, James W Meador, John F Berry, Lisa W Rogers: Rotating apparatus for dispensing single homogeneous units. Owen Healthcare, Parks & Associates, May 25, 1993: US05213232 (64 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for dispensing single homogeneous units upon rotation of the apparatus comprising a generally circular walled container having a bottom for holding the singular homogeneous units. A discharge area located distally from the bottom for receiving the single homogeneous units and for discha ...


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James W Meador, Thomas L Kraft, Thomas G Miller: Liquid container sample transfer method and apparatus. KVM Technologies, Tim L Burgess, August 27, 1996: US05549141 (51 worldwide citation)

A method for dispensing a sample of liquid from a sealed thermoplastic container which includes both a volumetrically flexible chamber holding the liquid and also a plurality of spaced axially vertical nozzles on the container underside, the nozzles having an inlet in fluid communication with the ch ...


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Wing S Pang, Thomas L Kraft, James W Meador: Resealable conduit and method. Beckman Instruments, William H May, Gary T Hampson, Charles Berman, December 8, 1992: US05169602 (43 worldwide citation)

A resealable conduit is used to remove or add fluid to a closed system without coring or contamination of the fluid. The conduit can include funnel-shaped guide means, duck bill valve means and beveled tip puncturing means. A conduit resting angle of less than about five degrees can be achieved. A t ...


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Thomas L Kraft, Howard A Vick, Miles G Hossom: Automatic chemical analysis apparatus and method. American Home Products, Eugene L Flanagan III, July 28, 1981: US04281387 (40 worldwide citation)

Automated chemical analysis apparatus is disclosed for testing a plurality of chemical samples in variable testing sequences. In the preferred embodiment, the apparatus is operative to test bacterial sensitivity to a plurality of drugs, each of which may have varying concentrations. More specificall ...


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James W Meador, Thomas L Kraft, David O Bryan, John F Berry, Thomas G Miller, Norman Hugh Smith, William S Schnorr, Christopher T Nikirk, Louis A Waters Jr, Sean M Donnelly: Fluid sample receptacle. KVM Technologies, Tim L Burgess, July 28, 1998: US05785044 (26 worldwide citation)

A fluid sample receptacle provides a means of assuring uncontaminated, multiple samples of a fluid specimen. An upper or isolated sample chamber and a lower or primary sample chamber provide redundant test samples. A cover or lid with a downwardly extending column includes a stopper with a removable ...


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Thomas L Kraft, James W Meador: Controlled circulation incubator. KVM Engineering, Tim L Burgess, August 25, 1987: US04689303 (18 worldwide citation)

Described herein is a controlled circulation incubator device having a plurality of plate receiving trays held by a tray bracket. Heated air is circulated by a blower and heater assembly around the trays held by the tray bracket and the temperature of the flowing heated air is sensed by a thermister ...