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01/22/2015 > 20 patent applications in 16 patent subcategories.

20150020798 - Inhaler: An inhaler for delivery of a medicament by inhalation is disclosed. The inhaler comprises a dose counting mechanism comprising a counter. The inhaler further comprises a dispensing mechanism, the dispensing mechanism being configured, on actuation, to dispense a dose of medicament and to adjust the counter. The inhaler further comprises... Agent:

20150020799 - Integrated diving snorkel and regulator and methods of use: A combination apparatus integrates the operation of a snorkel with a diving regulator having a breathing chamber and a diaphragm/purge valve chamber. A compressed air tank is in fluid communication with the diving regulator and a normally closed regulator valve is disposed between the compressed air tank and the diving... Agent: Innovatech Engineering, LLC

20150020801 - Breathing assistance apparatus with serviceability features: A breathing assistance apparatus is configured with features that improve serviceability of the apparatus. The apparatus can include animations to provide instruction regarding correcting easily-identified fault conditions and to provide instruction regarding routine maintenance routines. The apparatus also can be configured with top level control menus that are obscured in... Agent:

20150020800 - End of service life indicator for a respirator: Systems, methods, and devices for an end of service life indicator for a respirator are described herein. For example, a device can include a cartridge containing a filter material and an insert extending through at least a portion of the filter material having a first path with a first opening... Agent:

20150020802 - Low resistance aerosol exhalation filter: Low resistance aerosol exhalation filters, and methods of their use are provided. The exhalation filters provided herein are used in conjunction with a nebulizer in the treatment of a pulmonary infection in a patient in need thereof. In one method, an antiinfective formulation is administered to a patient in need... Agent: Insmed Incorporated

20150020804 - Analysis and control of aerosol flow: An aerosol generation system has a light source arrangement which provides signals at first and second wavelengths, and the detected light signals are recorded. The detected signals are processed to derive at least a measure of the aerosol particle size. This can be used in combination with the other parameters... Agent:

20150020803 - Apparatus and method for maintaining patient temperature during a procedure: The present invention relates to an apparatus and method for maintaining patient temperature during an anaesthetic procedure. Patients, particularly small patients, can lose body temperature when undergoing surgery or other procedures where they are anaesthetised. The process of breathing the cool anaesthetic gas contributes to the temperature loss of the... Agent:

20150020805 - Breathable gas apparatus with humidifier: A flow generator and humidifier construction is described, including a flow generator construction adapted to reduce noise output compared to known flow generators of comparable size. The flow generator includes a chassis forming first and second muffler volumes and a venturi-shaped connection portion, and a metal/polymer composite material blower enclosure... Agent:

20150020806 - Dry powder inhaler for delivering multipe agglomerate formulations: Various embodiments provide drug products and dry powder inhalers. With various embodiments of the present invention, a de-agglomeration chamber and by-pass channel are provided which allow for various de-agglomerating capabilities for dry powder dispensers.... Agent:

20150020807 - Compensating for variations in air density in a pressure support device: A pressure support device implements compensation for variations in air density of its operating environment. A pressurized flow of breathable gas is generated for delivery to the airway of a subject. One or more parameters associated with the ambient environment of the pressure support device are determined. These parameters can... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.

20150020808 - Methods and apparatus with improved ventilatory support cycling: A ventilator that delivers air at different pressures to a patient during inspiratory and expiratory cycles of breathing and that cycles from inspiratory to expiratory operation when the patient's respiratory flow passes a threshold level. The threshold generally increases form the beginning of inspiration to the end of inspiration. The... Agent: Resmed Limited

20150020809 - Passenger oxygen mask and breathing bag for an oxygen mask: The invention relates to a passenger oxygen mask for the emergency supply of oxygen in an aircraft, with a breathing bag which is provided on the entry side with a tube for the oxygen supply, wherein the tube and the breathing bag consist of polyurethane. The invention further relates to... Agent: B/e Aerospace Systems Gmbh

20150020810 - Simultaneous postive and negative airway pressure pump: A system and method of using both positive and negative airflow to create differential pressures in the oral and nasal cavities for support of the pharynx to treat obstructive sleep apnea.... Agent:

20150020811 - Oxygen delivery device: An oxygen delivery device (1) having a substantially U-shaped nasal cannula (3) with a formable tip (31) that fits inside the patient's nostril and extends around to an outer surface of the patient's nostril then toward the patient's eye or ear. The substantially U-shaped cannula has a first section of... Agent: Upods, LLC

20150020812 - Sleep appliance with oxygen: A dental oral appliance to open the airway for a sleeping individual who suffers with snoring or obstructive sleep apnea comprising, a body, structure configured to removably affix the appliance to the upper or lower teeth, structure to prevent occlusion of the upper and lower teeth, a transpalatal member that... Agent:

20150020813 - Anesthesia machine cover with pockets and method of use thereof: The present invention is an anesthesia machine cover and method intended to address the dual problems of cleanliness and organization of anesthesia equipment during surgery and is intended for single patient use. The device covers anesthesia equipment quickly prior to surgery and prevents contamination while providing for better containment and... Agent:

20150020814 - Noninvasive system and method for mitigating sleep-position related eye loads: When sleeping or resting in non-supine positions, reaction forces are distributed over areas of the face and head in contact with a surface, such as a mattress or arm, following a load path through at least one eye. Aspects of the disclosed system and method provide rigid to semi-rigid load... Agent:

20150020816 - Horizontal flat-fold filtering face-piece respirator having indicia of symmetry: A horizontal flat-fold, filtering face-piece respirator 10 that includes a harness 14 and a mask body 12 that has a front surface, a first perimeter 24a, and a longitudinal axis 34. A nose clip 30 is secured to the mask body 12 centrally and adjacent to the first perimeter 24a... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20150020815 - Protective mask with imbedded functionality: Disclosed is a protective mask with imbedded functionality and an interchangeable face panel. The protective mask includes an upper support that extends across a wearer's face and a lower support extending downward therefrom so that the mask covers the wearer's nose and chin, leaving the eyes uncovered. The each of... Agent:

20150020817 - Medical head holder: s

  
01/15/2015 > 21 patent applications in 20 patent subcategories.

20150013670 - Nasal delivery devices: A nasal delivery device for and method of delivering substance to a nasal airway of a subject, the delivery device comprising: a nosepiece (117) for fitting to a nasal cavity of a subject; a mouthpiece (119) into which the subject in use exhales; a delivery unit, which comprises an actuation... Agent: Optinose As

20150013671 - Huff cough simulation device: A respiratory treatment device having an inlet configured to receive exhaled air into the device and an outlet configured to permit exhaled air to exit the device. A blocking member is moveable between a closed position where the flow of air through the device is restricted, and an open position... Agent:

20150013672 - Oral airway adjunct and method for making the same: An oral airway adjunct includes a passageway extending from the proximal end to the distal end, wherein the passageway is sized to pass through a breathing tube. The oral airway adjunct also includes a flange located at the proximal region and a curved region extending away from the proximal region... Agent:

20150013673 - Personal flotation device for a self contained breathing apparatus: A lifejacket which is designed to be worn with, alongside, in conjunction with, or integrated within a self contained breathing apparatus.... Agent:

20150013674 - System and method for monitoring and reporting status of a ventilated patient: The present disclosure provides a method of issuing an alert for optimizing interaction between a patient and a ventilatory system. The method includes ventilating a patient using a ventilatory system and retrieving one or more of current ventilatory settings, collected ventilatory data, and patient data. The method also includes detecting... Agent:

20150013675 - Mask assembly: A mask assembly includes a mask frame including a lower portion and a neck extending from the lower portion, a cushion provided to the mask frame and adapted to contact a patient's face, a forehead support assembly provided to the neck of the mask frame, the forehead support assembly including... Agent:

20150013676 - Method and apparatus for facilitating delivery of anaesthetic: The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for facilitating anaesthesia, particularly in Re-Breather anaesthetic circuits. A problem with Re-Breather circuits is that their dynamic response can be relatively slow. The dynamic response is the response of the circuit to delivering changes of anaesthetic concentration. In current circuits, Fresh... Agent:

20150013677 - Nasal delivery devices: A nasal delivery device for delivering substance to a nasal cavity of a subject comprises: a housing (15); a nosepiece (17) for fitting to a nasal cavity of the subject; a mouthpiece (19) through which the subject in use exhales; and a flexible coupling (20) which couples the mouthpiece to... Agent:

20150013678 - Breathing assistance apparatus: In one embodiment, a nasal cannula is shaped to fit within a user's nares, where the nasal cannula includes at least one prong allowing high flow delivery of humidified gases and creates positive airway pressure in the patient's airway. The prongs have angled ends such that, in use, gases flowing... Agent:

20150013679 - Ventilatory assistance for treatment of cardiac failure and cheyne-stokes breathing: Method and apparatus for the treatment of cardiac failure, Cheyne Stokes breathing or central sleep apnea are disclosed. A subject is provided with ventilatory support. Respiratory airflow is determined. From the respiratory airflow are derived a measure of instantaneous ventilation (for example half the absolute value of the respiratory airflow)... Agent:

20150013680 - Exhaled vapor collection device: A collection device for exhaled vapor is provided. The exhaled vapor collection device collects a wearer's exhalant to provide for later hydration. In at least one embodiment, the collection device for exhaled vapor includes a facial mask; a one-way intake valve disposed within the facial mask and configured to allow... Agent:

20150013681 - Apparatus with exhaust spacer to improve filtration of pathogens in respiratory emissions of sneezes: Apparatus and method to mitigate the spread of respiratory emission of a sneeze are disclosed. The apparatus includes a spacer component and at least one filtration component. The at least one filtration component is disposed atop the spacer component. The spacer component includes a corrugated sheet, which forms a plurality... Agent:

20150013682 - Patient interface device having an engineered surface for providing low friction and improved comfort to the user: A patient interface device includes an elastomeric contacting portion that is structured to directly engage the skin of the user. The contacting portion has an engineered surface that includes a plurality of non-random, predesigned surface features designed to reduce friction and improve user comfort. In one implementation, the pitch between... Agent:

20150013683 - Hollow structure for breathing mask: A hollow structure for a face mask includes an inner wall, an outer wall spaced from the inner wall to define a hollow area between the inner wall and the outer wall, and a bottom wall that couples the inner wall to the outer wall. A first portion and a... Agent:

20150013684 - Speaking valve system with cuff deflation: A tracheal tube system includes a tracheal tube assembly having a cannula configured to be positioned in a patient airway, and a connector coupled to the proximal end of the cannula. The tracheal tube assembly further includes a cuff disposed about the cannula. The tracheal tube system additionally includes a... Agent:

20150013685 - Patient interface with expandable nasal prongs: A nasal cushion (102) for a patient interface device is provided that includes a main body portion (106) and a nasal prong (108A, 108B) extending from a top side of the main body portion. The nasal prong includes a base portion (112A, 112B) coupled to the main body portion and... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.

20150013686 - System for securely positioning a cervical spine during surgery: A system for securely positioning a cervical spine during surgery can include a harness comprising a donut-shaped frame to receive and hold a patient's head. Straps can be integrated into the donut-shaped frame to securely hold a patient's head within the harness at least one of a patient's chin and... Agent:

20150013688 - Dental appliance system and method of manufacture: A dental appliance and method includes injection molding a thermoplastic material to form discs for use in thermoforming. Also, a dental appliance and method of manufacture therefor, includes but is not limited to injection overmolding a thermoplastic polyster-containing material with an thermoplastic elastomer material to form a chemically bonded material,... Agent:

20150013687 - Implantable devices, systems, and methods for maintaining desired orientations in targeted tissue regions: At least one implant structure is sized and configured for implantation in, on, or near an extrinsic muscle region affecting movement and/or shape of a tongue, e.g., a genioglossus muscle. The position of the implant structure is stabilized relative to the extrinsic muscle region to maintain the tongue in a... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.

20150013689 - Anatomical orientation system: An anatomical orientation system comprising one or both of a physical surgical drape or a virtual surgical drape is disclosed. Physical and virtual drapes of the provided system comprise at least one anatomical diagram correlating with the anatomy of at least a portion of a patient's body requiring a surgical... Agent:

20150013690 - Retractable-expandable restraint device: A restraint device and method of using a restraint device including an outer body, a storage wheel, a line, a first and second connector, and a release mechanism. The storage wheel may be carried by an internal portion of the outer body. The line may be carried by the storage... Agent: Qwik Cuff LLC

  
01/08/2015 > 23 patent applications in 20 patent subcategories.

20150007810 - Delivery of nebulized medicines: Devices are disclosed that include a positionable elongated member configured to support a delivery tube and maintain a distal end of the tube in a desired position and directional orientation, and to allow the position and orientation of the distal end of the tube to be adjusted by a user.... Agent:

20150007811 - Delivery devices: A delivery device for delivering a metered amount of substance (L) in response to exhalation by a user, the delivery device comprising: a mouthpiece (5) through which the user in use exhales; an outlet (45) from which substance Is delivered; and a dispensing unit (35) which is operable to dispense... Agent: Optinose As

20150007812 - Delivery of nebulized medicines: Devices are disclosed that include an elongated member configured to support a delivery tube and maintain a distal end of the tube in a desired position, and to allow the position of the distal end of the tube to be adjusted by a user, and a base configured to support... Agent:

20150007813 - Integrated dive suit: An integrated dive suit includes at least one flexible polymeric pressure vessel connected with sections of flexible conduit to a manifold. The pressure vessel and sections of flexible conduit are encased in high strength fiber material. The pressure vessels are wrapped in high strength ballistic ribbon material. A weight system... Agent:

20150007814 - Conversion of nitrogen dioxide (no2) to nitric oxide (no): A nitric oxide delivery system, which includes a gas bottle having nitrogen dioxide in air, converts nitrogen dioxide to nitric oxide and employs a surface-active material, such as silica gel, coated with an aqueous solution of antioxidant, such as ascorbic acid. A nitric oxide delivery system may be used to... Agent: Geno LLC

20150007816 - Cushion to frame assembly mechanism: A patient interface for delivery of a supply of pressurised air or breathable gas to an entrance of a patient's airways including: a cushion member that includes a face contacting portion, a retaining structure and a resiliently flexible lip; and a frame member, wherein the retaining structure and the frame... Agent:

20150007815 - Ventilator system: Described herein is a modular ventilator. The ventilator has modular flow control devices, which are connected to fluid inlet adapters. The modular flow control devices have sensors for controlling fluid flow through the modular flow control devices. The fluid inlet adapters are removable, and can include magnetic indicators, and the... Agent:

20150007817 - Systems, devices, and methods for changing therapeutic aerosol size and improving efficiency of ventilation and aerosol drug delivery: A mixer-heater device provides controllable reduction in aerosol droplet size. Additionally, an intermittent delivery mode for administering an aerosol to a patient may take into account patient expiration and reduce aerosol losses without prolonging treatment time. Depositional losses in aerosol delivery systems may be reduced by streamlining the three dimensional... Agent: Virginia Commonwealth University

20150007818 - Assembly for an inhalation device and use of a sealing member: An assembly for an inhalation device is provided having a storage chamber configured to hold a plurality of doses of a substance, a metering element configured to be moved with respect to the storage chamber and having, a metering chamber, wherein a sub-quantity of the substance can be retrieved from... Agent:

20150007819 - Apparatus, method and system for a mobile medical device: A portable medical device for sedating a patient includes a first vessel with a first substance contained under pressure and a second vessel with a second substance contained under pressure. A Y-valve may be provided with a first inlet, a second inlet, an outlet, a first pressure control valve between... Agent:

20150007820 - Breathing circuit device: The invention relates to a respiratory circuit appliance with a respiratory line, a CO2 absorber (6) in the respiratory line, and a cooling device for cooling the respiratory gas after it exits the CO2 absorber. Provision is made that the cooling device cools a heating pump with a compressor (33)... Agent:

20150007821 - System and method for determining a target subject interface temperature based on a baseline temperature: The present disclosure pertains to a pressure support system configured to provide pressure support therapy to a subject, wherein the pressure support system comprises a subject interface heater configured to controllably heat a pressurized flow of breathable gas to a target temperature that is offset from a baseline temperature. The... Agent:

20150007822 - Mask and components thereof: A comfortable low-leak mask assembly for use with Non-Invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation (NIPPV) is provided to improve patient compliance and/or treatment. The mask system may include headgear having straps that are substantially inextensible and/or micro-adjustable; and/or a mask and/or cushion that includes various structures to allow enhanced/tailored sealing and/or fit... Agent:

20150007823 - Method for calibrating the level of oxygen in respiratory gas related to the level of oxygen in the blood circulation of an individual: The present invention relates to a method for calibrating, or adjusting, the level of oxygen in respiratory gas related to the level of oxygen in the blood circulation of the individual, comprising providing a level of oxygen in the gas flow passing into, or out, of the respiratory system of... Agent:

20150007825 - Application device for a breathing mask arrangement: A breathing mask arrangement includes a mask frame, a sealing structure provided to the mask frame and adapted to form a seal with a patient's face, and a forehead support device movably mounted to the mask frame for adjustable movement with respect to the mask frame. The sealing structure is... Agent:

20150007824 - Lever adjustment assembly for mask: A respiratory interface device is provided that includes a mask (10) and a brace (40) assembly. The mask has a faceplate (12) and a cushion (15), and the brace assembly has a brace body (42) and a lever assembly (44). The brace body is coupled to the mask faceplate, and... Agent:

20150007826 - Endotracheal tubes and systems and methods for evaluating breathing: The present application relates to endotracheal tubes and to systems and methods for detecting airway edema and evaluating breathing with an endotracheal tube... Agent:

20150007827 - Occlusion device with openable channel: The various embodiments of the present invention provide implantable occlusion devices and methods of using the occlusion devices. In an embodiment, the occlusion devices include an openable channel to facilitate reversible female contraception.... Agent:

20150007829 - Heel support device for circulation improvement: The crossing of one's legs while sitting often results in sensations of tingling and discomfort and difficulty in returning to an erect position and walking. The underlying causes of these sensations are often associated with serious health conditions due to the potential of losing balance and falling as well as... Agent:

20150007828 - Patient positioning system: Described herein are exemplary embodiments of patient positioning systems for supporting and positioning a patient in an inclined position during medical treatment, such as in the Reverse Trendelenburg position. Some embodiments comprise a flexible, air-impermeable shell having a torso portion configured to support the patient's torso and secure the positioner... Agent:

20150007830 - Oral appliances and methods of use: Provided herein are oral appliances and methods of using oral appliances for treatment of sleep disorders and conditions.... Agent:

20150007831 - Oral appliance and tray: An oral appliance and accompanying tray is provided, where the oral appliance is fitted to the posterior teeth of the upper jaw and a connecting portion extends between the left and right sides of the mouth, with the connecting portion custom-fitted to contact the palate at or near the palatal... Agent:

20150007832 - Patient transporter with expandable/deployable support structure: A patient transporter having a deployable expandable support structure that provides “semi-rigid” to “rigid” additional support to the patient transporter is provided. A method of using the patient transporter by deploying the expandable support structure is also provided.... Agent:

  
01/01/2015 > 31 patent applications in 23 patent subcategories.

20150000650 - Catheter systems and methods of use: A method of using a catheter system which includes inserting a first distal end portion of an outer catheter into a first body lumen, coupling a first key joint component on an inner catheter with a second key joint component on a proximal end portion of the outer catheter to... Agent:

20150000651 - Accurate determination of remaining time to battery empty in a powered air purifying respirator: A powered air purifying respirator (PAPR) that alerts when remaining battery time is below a predefined threshold. The powered air purifying respirator comprises an electric motor mechanically coupled to a blower, a battery coupled to the electric motor, an alarm device, and an electronic controller. The electronic controller determines a... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20150000653 - Fluid inlet adapter: An adapter for selectively providing fluid to a device from one of multiple fluid sources has a body with a first inlet for connecting a first one of the multiple fluid sources to the device and a second inlet for connecting a second one of the multiple fluid sources to... Agent:

20150000652 - Gas delivery unit and breathing mask for delivering respiratory gas of a subject: A gas delivery unit for delivering a respiratory gas of a subject is disclosed herein. The gas delivery unit includes an expiratory limb for an expiratory gas, and an inspiratory limb for inspiratory gas. The gas delivery unit also includes a common limb connecting at a branching point with the... Agent: General Electric Company

20150000654 - Breathing assistance apparatus for delivery of nitric oxide to a patient by means of a nasal cannula assembly with flow control passage: The invention concerns a breathing assistance apparatus having a source of Nitric Oxide in fluid communication with a nasal cannula assembly (10) adapted to deliver gases to a patient comprising a first compartment (1) and a second compartment (2) separated by a separation wall (6); a pair of nasal prongs... Agent: American Air Liquide, Inc.

20150000655 - Flow sensor: A flow sensor comprises a flow restriction disposed within a passage such that a fluid passing through the passage must pass through the flow restriction. The flow sensor also has an upstream pressure sensor coupled to the passage at a point upstream of the flow restriction and configured to measure... Agent:

20150000656 - Device for administering a powdered medicament to a patient by inhalation: A device (1) for administering a powdered medicament to a patient by inhalation is described. The device (1) comprises a body (2), an internal housing (3) in the body (2), an inhalation channel (4), a mouthpiece (5), and a dose provisioning member (6). The dose provisioning member (6) comprises at... Agent: Sanofi Sa

20150000657 - Inhalation device for powdered drugs: The invention relates to an inhalation device for powdered drugs to be received by a patient by an inhalation-caused air stream, comprising at least one powder reservoir, metering means for repeatedly metering a powder dose from the reservoir, a transportation mechanism for moving said metering means from a filling position... Agent: Almirall, S.a.

20150000658 - Breathing assistance assemblies suitable for long term no therapy: The invention concerns a nasal cannula assembly (10) adapted to deliver gases to a patient comprising a first compartment (1) and a second compartment (2) separated by a separation wall (6); a pair of nasal prongs (5) in fluid communication with the first compartment (1); the first compartment (1) comprising... Agent:

20150000661 - Method of delivering medical gases via a nasal cannula assembly with flow control passage communicating with a deformable reservoir: The invention concerns a nasal cannula assembly (10) adapted to deliver gases to a patient comprising a first compartment (1) and a second compartment (2) separated by a separation wall (6); a pair of nasal prongs (5) in fluid communication with the first compartment (1); the first compartment (1) comprising... Agent: American Air Liquide, Inc.

20150000659 - Method of treating a patient having pulmonary hypertension by long term no therapy: The invention concerns a nasal cannula assembly (10) adapted to deliver gases to a patient comprising a first compartment (1) and a second compartment (2) separated by a separation wall (6); a pair of nasal prongs (5) in fluid communication with the first compartment (1); the first compartment (1) comprising... Agent:

20150000660 - Nasal cannula assembly with flow control passage communicating with a deformable reservoir: The invention concerns a nasal cannula assembly (10) adapted to deliver gases to a patient comprising a first compartment (1) and a second compartment (2) separated by a separation wall (6); a pair of nasal prongs (5) in fluid communication with the first compartment (1); the first compartment (1) comprising... Agent: American Air Liquide, Inc.

20150000662 - Ventilator exhalation flow valve: Described herein is an exhalation valve for a ventilator that controls gas flow through a patient exhalation line in response to a target pressure within the line. The valve controls gas flow by (i) providing both a high frequency signal and a low frequency signal through a coil positioned in... Agent:

20150000663 - Ventilator flow valve: Described herein is a flow control valve for a ventilator that controls gas flow through a patient line in response to a target pressure within the line. The valve controls gas flow by (i) providing both a high frequency signal and a low frequency signal through a coil positioned in... Agent:

20150000664 - Modular flow cassette: A flow cassette has a housing with an inlet and an outlet and a passage therebetween. The flow cassette also has a temperature sensor disposed within the passage and configured to measure the temperature of a fluid flowing through the passage, a flow rate sensor disposed within the passage and... Agent:

20150000665 - Compensation of breath delivery: The present invention relates to a method of delivering gas during ventilation of a patient using a system for breath delivery. The method of gas delivery includes real-time compensation of gas compression losses, in the current breath delivery phase, and gas leakage losses. The present invention further relates to a... Agent:

20150000667 - Methods and apparatus for the systemic control of ventilatory support in the presence of respiratory insufficiency: A method and apparatus for providing ventilatory assistance to a spontaneously breathing patient an error signal (56) is computed that is the difference between a function of respiratory airflow (54) over a period of time and a target value (52). Using a servo loop, air is delivered to the patient... Agent:

20150000666 - System and method for circuits to allow cpap to provide zero pressure: A system comprises a respiratory delivery arrangement adapted to cover at least one respiratory orifice of a patient. The system also comprises a first conduit having a first end and a second end, the second end connected to the respiratory delivery arrangement. A positive pressure is provided to the respiratory... Agent:

20150000668 - Aircraft oxygen emergency apparatus with quick release box: The invention relates to an emergency oxygen supply device for aircraft inhabitants, comprising a container, wherein an oxygen mask is positioned inside said container, a releasable cover and a latch mechanism comprising a latch locking said cover lid. According to the invention said latch mechanism comprises a permanent magnet interacting... Agent:

20150000669 - Fluid inlet adapter: An adapter is described for providing fluid to a device from a fluid source. The adapter has a housing with an inlet extending through the housing for connecting the fluid source to the device. The adapter also includes a latching component to secure the adapter to the device. The adapter... Agent:

20150000670 - Portable mask device: The present invention relates to a portable mask device, comprising: a body which is partitioned by an inlet port provided at a predetermined inner position, and which includes a first space portion having an exhaust port formed at a predetermined position; a pair of nasal cavity insertion units which are... Agent:

20150000671 - Head harness for positioning a patient interface: Disclosed is a set of holding arrangements for a head harness in the region of a patient interface. The set comprises at least two holding arrangements which are distinguishable by identification markings and/or codings and are unambiguously assignable.... Agent:

20150000672 - Stopper device: An airway device includes an airway tube having a first end surrounded by a laryngeal cuff which includes a back dorsal portion, a front face portion and a tip portion. The front face portion is shaped to form an anatomical fit over the laryngeal inlet of a patient, and to... Agent: Docsinnovent Limited

20150000673 - Nasal cannula assembly with inhalation valves communicating with a deformable reservoir: The invention concerns a nasal cannula assembly (10) adapted to deliver gases to a patient comprising a first compartment (1) and a second compartment (2) separated by a separation wall (6); a pair of nasal prongs (5) in fluid communication with the first compartment (1); the first compartment (1) comprising... Agent:

20150000674 - Devices and methods for acoustic shielding: Acoustic shielding system and method for protecting and shielding non-targeted regions or tissues that are not intended to be treated by ultrasonic procedures from acoustic energy using a shield. In some embodiments, the shield comprises multiple layers made of one or more materials with one or more acoustic impedances. In... Agent:

20150000675 - Nasal breathing aid: A nasal breathing aid includes a base portion and two extending diverging arms. The arms, near their base include inward facing contact elements which are adapted to “pinch” the vomer bone within the nose. The arms, at their outer ends, include outward facing contact elements which are adapted to apply... Agent:

20150000676 - Surgical drape and attachment mechanism: The present invention provides a means to affix a surgical drape to an IV pole, operating table, and, or piece of other medical equipment. The present invention contemplates a surgical drape, with an attachment surface comprised of VELCRO™ backing, adhesive backing, magnetic backing, hooks, loops, a snatch, or another means... Agent:

20150000677 - Dental appliance for treatment of bruxism: A dental appliance for treating bruxism is disclosed. The appliance may include upper and lower portions. The upper portion may comprise a first base and a first feature. The first base may engage the upper teeth of a patient. The first feature may secure to an anterior area of the... Agent:

20150000678 - Method for external ear canal pressure regulation to alleviate disorder symptoms: A method for external ear canal pressure regulation to alleviate one or more symptoms associated with a disorder or treat one or more disorders, the method including providing a fluid transfer device which generates a fluid flow of a fluid through an earplug, the earplug having an earplug external surface... Agent: Gbs Ventures LLC

20150000679 - Method for manufacturing a polymer sheet for use as an immobilization element: The present invention relates to a method for manufacturing a polymer sheet for use as an immobilization element, wherein the sheet is at least partly made of a polymer material comprising a polymer from the group of polycaprolactone, a copolymer of polyethylene with at least one α-olefin having 3-10 C... Agent: Orfit Industries

20150000680 - Patient support system and method: A patient support system for a wheelchair is provided. At least a portion of the patient support system components form a no-air-loss patient support surface. At least one fluid pump can supply air pressure to a plurality of no-air-loss air cells, and at least one pressure release valve can release... Agent:

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