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Mitch Babkes, Alan B Ranford, Kurt E Yaeger: Sputum trap manifold with nested caps. Sherwood Services, Mark S Leonardo Esq, Peter B Sorell Esq, Brown Rudnick Freed & Gesmer PC, December 4, 2001: US06325785 (127 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a sputum trap for an aspiration and respiratory support system which includes a manifold attachable to a specimen collection vial that is interposed between, and attached to, a suction control device and suction catheter device. The sputum trap allows for the collect ...


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Kok Hiong Kee, James G Schneider, Neal G Koller, Robert H Bruno: Respiratory support system and suction catheter device therefor. Sherwood Medical Company, Andrew J Beck, Montgomery W Smith, Gene B Kartchner, May 10, 1994: US05309902 (47 worldwide citation)

A suction catheter device usable with a respiratory support system which includes a catheter enveloped in a sleeve having a proximal end connector for connection to a suction source through a suction control device such as a suction control valve, and a distal end connector for attachment to a manif ...


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Kok Hiong Kee, James G Schneider, Gene B Kartchner: Respiratory support system. Sherwood Medical Company, Andrew J Beck, Montgomery W Smith, Gene B Kartchner, August 29, 1995: US05445141 (47 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a respiratory support system (10) which includes a suction catheter device (41), a suction control valve (36), and a ventilator manifold (11). The ventilator (11) includes an access port (15) for attachment and detachment of the suction catheter device (41) thereto without i ...


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Myers William P, Johnson Robert L: Respiratory support system. The Bendix Corporation, McCormick Jr Leo H, Antonis William N, April 29, 1975: US3880616 (41 worldwide citation)

A system for isothermally separating one component from a fluid mixture to produce a breathable fluid by alternately presenting the fluid mixture to first and second beds of adsorbent material. A control valve adjacent each of the beds will admit the fluid under pressure from a compressor and a stor ...


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Kok Hiong Kee, James G Schneider: Respiratory support system. Sherwood Medical Company, Andrew J Beck, Montgomery W Smith, Gene B Kartchner, July 18, 1995: US05433195 (32 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a sputum trap for an aspiration a respiratory support system which includes a sleeved suction catheter device, a suction control valve, and a ventilator manifold. The sputum trap allows collection of sputum directly from a patient through a suction catheter without causing a ...


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Kok Hiong Kee, James G Schneider, Neal G Koller, Robert H Bruno: Suction catheter connection arrangements with automatically operated valve. Sherwood Medical Company, Montgomery W Smith, Ari M Bai, April 14, 1998: US05738091 (29 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a suction catheter device usable with a respiratory support system which includes a catheter enveloped in a sleeve having a proximal end connector for connection to a suction source through a suction control device such as a suction control valve, and a distal end connector ...


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David M Cise: Single-element sealing valve for a respiratory support system. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Dority & Manning P A, October 7, 2003: US06629530 (29 worldwide citation)

An access port closure valve for use with a respiratory support system is provided. The access port closure valve has a sealing member that has a first and second sealing lip. The sealing lips are elongated and are parallel to one another. The sealing lips are at least partially cylindrical in shape ...


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Kok Hiong Kee: Cleaning device for ventilator manifold and method of use thereof. Sherwood Medical Company, Ari M Bai, September 9, 1997: US05664594 (15 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for the cleaning of a ventilator manifold while it is attached to a respiratory support system. A particular embodiment of the present invention relates to a cleaning device used in conjunction with the ventilator manifold to clean the interior chamber of the manifold of patie ...


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Kok Hiong Kee, Ari M Bai: Ventilator manifold having cleaning ports and method of use thereof. Sherwood Medical Company, Ari M Bai, Montgomery Smith, January 27, 1998: US05711294 (13 worldwide citation)

A ventilator manifold provided with access ports and method thereof for accessing the interior chamber of the manifold and cleansing secretions from the inner wall of the manifold's interior chamber with a cleaning device without having to disconnect the patient from the respiratory support system.


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Steven B Radney: Headgear assembly for a respiratory support system. RIC Investments, MIchael W Haas, February 23, 2010: US07665465 (6 worldwide citation)

A respiratory support system having a patient interface attached to a headgear assembly for delivering a gas to a patient is disclosed. The headgear provides a rigid member and a pad held in place on the patient's head by straps. The rigid member functions to prevent creep of the straps, distribute ...