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Means For Mixing Treating Agent With Respiratory Gas

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Ventilator circuit, adapter for use in ventilator circuit and methods for the use thereof
12/11/14 - 20140360498 - An adapter includes a housing having an inlet port defining a flow path and an outlet port. An interior wall has an inner surface defining an interior passageway communicating with the outlet port and an exterior surface defining an exterior passageway communicating with the inlet port. The interior wall defines...

Dose counting mechanism for an inhalation device and inhalation device
12/04/14 - 20140352692 - The present disclosure refers to a dose counting mechanism for an inhalation device comprising a first state and a second state wherein the mechanism is alterable from the first state to the second state by a user's suction airstream. Further, the present disclosure concerns an inhalation device comprising said dose...

Devices and methods for engaging indexed valve and pressurized canister assembly with collar and for linear actuation by plunger assembly into fluid communication with device for regulating drug delivery
11/27/14 - 20140345612 - A valve assembly comprising a housing and a valve, the valve being disposed within the housing, a first indexed member integral to the housing, the first indexed member adapted to be complementary to a second indexed member, and a radio frequency identification device adapted to communicate with a radio frequency...

Arrangement for a drug delivery device and method of assembling the same
11/27/14 - 20140345613 - An arrangement for a drug delivery device and a method of assembling the same are provided. The drug delivery device comprises a support, a connection part, and a spring element, wherein the spring element is arranged between the support and the connection part, and wherein the support comprises a support...

Methods for improving the safety of treating patients who are candidates for inhaled nitric oxide treatment
11/20/14 - 20140338665 - Disclosed are methods of reducing the risk that a medical treatment comprising inhalation of nitric oxide gas will induce an increase in pulmonary capillary wedge pressure in pediatric patients, leading to pulmonary edema. The methods include avoiding or discontinuing administration of inhaled nitric oxide to a pediatric patient determined to...

Crude neon with nitrogen and oxygen as a hyperbaric intervention breathing mixture
10/02/14 - 20140290651 - Embodiments of the present invention provide systems, methods and apparatus for to using crude neon with oxygen and nitrogen as a hyperbaric intervention breathing mixture. Embodiments include providing a work environment under pressure; performing work operations within the pressurized work environment; and providing a breathing mixture created from crude neon...

Fluid dispensing device
10/02/14 - 20140290652 - A pre-load means is used to prevent actuation of the pump until a pre-determined force is applied to each lever of sufficient magnitude to guarantee the production of a well developed efficient spray from the fluid dispensing device....

Gas delivery system for respiratory treatments of patients
09/18/14 - 20140261413 - An improved ear-mounted oral-nasal respiratory device for delivering oxygen and other therapy gases for respiratory treatments of patients. The device comprises an anchoring system for affixing the device to one of the patient's ears and a support arm for placing a gas-conveying nebulizer in the vicinity of the patient's mouth...

Fresh gas entrainment port on the inspiratory limb of a high frequency oscillatory ventilator
09/11/14 - 20140251329 - An entrainment port regulates the flow of gas and/or medicine into an inspiratory limb of a high frequency oscillatory ventilator (H0FOV) to improve the oxygen content of the air entering a patient. The entrainment port is connected to an oxygen source and uses entrained oxygen therefrom to enter the inspiratory...

Medical carbon monoxide delivery system
08/21/14 - 20140230815 - A medical carbon monoxide generator provides for a solid carbon material that may be heated at substantially normal atmospheric pressure to provide a source of medical quality carbon monoxide. The heating source may be an electrical filament or laser controllable by a microcontroller to provide accurate delivery rates and amounts....

Controlled inhaler for distributing inhalant according to inhalation velocity
08/21/14 - 20140230816 - An inhaler is provided that includes a controller, a driver, an atomizer and one or more sensors for detecting information about a velocity of inhalation of a user of the inhaler. The controller is configured to dispense an inhalant from the inhaler during an inhalation of the user based on...

Dose delivery device for inhalation
08/07/14 - 20140216454 - Methods and devices for delivering a dose, such as a medicament, for inhalation. A dose may be stored by a delivery device and dispersed and delivered in a metered fashion to a subject, such as by the subject inhaling via a mouthpiece of the delivery device. One or more chambers...

Respiratory therapy systems and methods using a gas mixing circuit
08/07/14 - 20140216455 - Systems and methods for mixing at least two gases for delivery to the airway of a subject use a gas mixing circuit having a diffusion portion. The diffusion portion may be configured to elongate the shape of the cross-section of the path through the gas mixing circuit in a particular...

Portable inhaler
07/31/14 - 20140209096 - The device is a portable inhalers. It is an electronic device that uses air pressure to deliver, flavor, aroma and possibly active elements utilizing air pressure, airflow and room temperature volatilization or vaporization. It has a ducted blower to blow room temperature air through a filter embedded with liquid, powder,...

Multi-vaporizer interlock system
07/10/14 - 20140190480 - One or more anesthetic vaporizers may be fluidly connected to the anesthetic delivery machine via a vaporizer mounting bar. The vaporizer mounting bar may include multiple vaporizer mounting positions. Each vaporizer includes interlock pins that extend when the vaporizer is opened and prevent the vaporizer from being opened when pushed...

Acoustic ventilation and respiratory booster machine
07/10/14 - 20140190481 - An acoustic ventilator using feedback control is designed to generate and exert a desired mixture of pressure oscillations into a supply of gas entering a subject's airways to maintain optimal ventilation and perfusion in the lungs. According to the subject's biological specifications and real-time medical condition, computers and human interface...

Dry powder inhaler and methods of use
06/26/14 - 20140174437 - Methods for reducing the risk of a thromboembolic event, and a related drug delivery system are provided. In some embodiments, a dose of acetylsalicylic acid can be provided in powder form to a patient using a dry powder inhaler. The dose can be effective to reduce a risk of a...

Anesthetic circuit having a hollow fiber membrane
06/26/14 - 20140174438 - An anesthetic circuit is provided for treating a patient. The anesthetic circuit includes a membrane having a plurality of hollow fibers. Also provided is a fluid separation apparatus connectable to an anesthetic circuit. In a further embodiment, a method is provided for anesthetic treatment of a patient....

Pore structures for reduced pressure aerosolization
06/26/14 - 20140174439 - A nozzle comprising a thin, flexible substantially planar polymeric film having a plurality of pores with structures allowing for generation of an aerosol at reduced extrusion pressure is disclosed. The pores can comprise at least two sections, or steps, in which the thickness of the membrane is reduced in stepwise...

Nebulizer with integrated breathing incentive
06/19/14 - 20140166004 - A nebulizer comprises a body, a patient interface, an air inlet, an air outlet, and at least one breathing incentive. The air inlet is coupled with the body and configured for admittance of ambient air into the body in response to inhalation through the patient interface. The air outlet is...

Cannula for minimizing dilution of dosing during nitric oxide delivery
06/12/14 - 20140158121 - The present invention generally relates to, amongst other things, systems, devices, materials, and methods that can improve the accuracy and/or precision of nitric oxide therapy by, for example, reducing the dilution of inhaled nitric oxide (NO). As described herein, NO dilution can occur because of various factors. To reduce the...

Apparatus and method for supplying anesthetic agent and anesthesia system for providing inspiration gas to lungs of a subject
06/12/14 - 20140158122 - An apparatus and method for supplying anesthetic agent to an anesthesia system. The system is connecting detachably with at least two such apparatuses. The apparatus includes a storage volume for a liquid anesthetic agent and a space for evaporating the liquid agent. The apparatus also includes a gas inlet port...

Ventilation circuit adaptor and proximal aerosol delivery system
06/12/14 - 20140158123 - An adaptor for delivering an aerosolized active agent to a patient with concomitant positive pressure ventilation includes an aerosol flow channel having an aerosol inlet port and a patient interface port, and defining an aerosol flow path from the aerosol inlet port to and through the patient interface port; and...

Power switch for auxiliary common gas outlet
06/05/14 - 20140150786 - In various embodiments, flow rate of fluids, such as oxygen, nitrous oxide, and air, may be electronically and/or mechanically controlled. An electronically controlled auxiliary common gas output (ACGO) valve may direct the gas mixture, including one or more gases and/or anesthetics, either to a primary breathing machine or to an...

Medicament transport container and method of use
05/29/14 - 20140144437 - A multiple medicament container and method for retaining a plurality of medicaments for students on excursions from school is disclosed. The container is configured to securely hold medicaments of a variety of configurations including epinephrine pens and asthma inhalers as well as other forms. The container also holds cards identifying...

Dose counter for a metered-dose inhaler
04/24/14 - 20140109904 - A dose counter for counting doses of medicament dispensed by or remaining in a metered-dose inhaler. The dose counter includes: a rotatably mounted gear wheel having a circular arrangement of ratchet teeth; a display coupled to the gear wheel, the display having a visible array of dose counting indicia indexable...

Patient cassette with variable patient circuit volume
04/17/14 - 20140102450 - A flexible patient cassette that can be optimized for different types of breathing circuits, different drive circuits and different patient categories has a first inlet arranged to be connected to a drive circuit, and at least a second inlet arranged to be connected to a patient connector, the first and...

Dose counters for inhalers, inhalers and methods of assembly thereof
04/10/14 - 20140096769 - A manually operated metered dose inhaler includes a dose counter chamber including a dose display tape driven by a ratchet wheel which is driven in turn by an actuator pawl actuated by movement of a canister, the tape unwinding from a stock bobbin during use of the inhaler, a rotation...

Face mask for administration of gaseous anesthesia
03/20/14 - 20140076311 - An anesthesia administration system is provided that provides gaseous anesthesia to a patient's nose while providing access to a patient's mouth, the system comprising a face mask having an integrally formed gas inlet means, an integrally formed gas outlet means, and an integrally formed gas sampling means....

Indicating device
03/20/14 - 20140076312 - A dispenser for dispensing metered dosages of a substance from a container includes a dispenser housing having a top, a bottom, and a wall defining an elongated cavity open at the top and extending along a longitudinal axis. An indicating device includes a face member defining a viewing window. The...

Multiple lumen hose
03/06/14 - 20140060530 - A multiple lumen hose includes a generally circumferential base wall. A plurality of corrugations extend radially outward from the base wall. A septum is disposed interior to the base wall such as to divide the interior of the base wall into at least a first lumen and a second lumen....

Aerosol inhalation device
03/06/14 - 20140060531 - Actuators for an aerosol inhalation device containing a housing adapted to receive an aerosol canister containing a pressurized medicament formulation, a mouthpiece portion through which the user inhales, a nozzle block and an orifice and a tubular element extending in the mouthpiece portion from the orifice aperture in a longitudinal...

Aerosol forming device for use in inhalation therapy
03/06/14 - 20140060532 - The present invention relates to the inhalation delivery of aerosols containing small particles. Specifically, it relates to a device that forms drug containing aerosols for use in inhalation therapy. In a device aspect of the present invention, a device for delivering drug containing aerosols for inhalation therapy is provided. The...

Metered-dose inhaler counter and metered-dose inhaler including such a counter
02/27/14 - 20140053833 - A dose counter for a metered dose inhaler has an activation valve at a valve end of the metered dose inhaler. The dose counter includes a housing having a first end and an opposing second end. The first end receives a metered dose inhaler valve end, and the second end...

Method and device for non-invasive anatomical and systemic cooling and neuroprotection
02/27/14 - 20140053834 - The present invention provides a method and device for non-invasive anatomical and systemic cooling. The method and device provide for cooling of various bodily fluid-containing spaces or surfaces, such as mucus-containing spaces or surfaces via delivery of a dry fluid not including a coolant into or upon the mucus-containing space...

Oscillating positive respiratory pressure device
02/13/14 - 20140041657 - An oscillating positive respiratory pressure apparatus and a method of performing oscillating positive respiratory pressure therapy. The apparatus includes a housing having an interior chamber, a chamber inlet, a chamber outlet, an exhalation flow path defined between the inlet and the outlet, and a restrictor member rotatably mounted within the...

Anesthesia machine co2 absorber bypass.
02/06/14 - 20140034050 - Cooling means and automatic actuation are options....

Nebulizer having horizontal venturi
02/06/14 - 20140034051 - In accordance with non-limiting examples, a nebulizer includes a main body comprising an air channel section and further comprising a mixing chamber and a venturi positioned to be placed within the patient's oral cavity and configured to receive medicine and air and mix the medicine and air within the mixing...

Systems for imaging structures of a subject and related methods
01/23/14 - 20140020683 - Systems for imaging structures of a subject are provided. The subject has an optical axis, a pupil, and a nodal point. The system includes an image capture device; a first structure including a mount for the subject to be imaged by the image capture device, the first structure providing at...

Methods, devices and formulations for targeted endobronchial therapy
01/16/14 - 20140014103 - The present invention provides a method and novel devices for treating tracheobronchitis and pneumonia in the intubated patient, preferably with aerosolized anti gram-positive and anti-gram negative antibiotics administered in combination or in seriatim in reliably sufficient amounts for therapeutic effect. In one embodiment the result is achieved mechanically. In another...

Nasal drug delivery device
01/16/14 - 20140014104 - A compound delivery device for delivering a plume derived from a propellant and a drug formulation. The drug formulation is in an intranasal dosage form in the form of powder, suspension, dispersion or liquid. The propelled intranasal dosage form is deposited within the olfactory region of the nasal cavity. The...

Device and method for supplying and dosing gas to a breathing person
01/09/14 - 20140007870 - A dosing device for supplying a gas, preferably oxygen, to a breathing person under physical strain and/or during recovery from physical strain, which dosing device is portable, and includes: a gas conduit comprising a connector configured to connect to a gas supply, a gas nozzle adapted to be held in...

Methods and apparatus to zero a patient trigger sensor
01/02/14 - 20140000596 - Described are methods and apparatus for therapeutic or medical gas delivery that reset or zero the trigger sensor used to detect patient inspiration and expiration. The trigger sensor may be reset automatically during patient expiration to avoid interfering with drug delivery or the breath detection algorithm....

Breath actuated nebulizer having a pressurized gas diverter with a diverter orifice
01/02/14 - 20140000597 - A nebulizer is provided that includes an internal medication chamber and a pressurized gas diverter. The internal medication chamber is configured for holding a medication. The pressurized gas diverter includes a diverter orifice....

Releasable monitor with optical dose counter for a medicament inhaler
01/02/14 - 20140000598 - A device for monitoring patient usage of a medicament inhaler, the medicament inhaler being adapted to deliver doses of medicament, and the medicament inhaler including parts which move during the dispensing of a dose of medicament. The device includes a housing, for releasable attachable to the medicament inhaler, and an...

Apparatus and methods for direct inhalation of scents and medicines
12/12/13 - 20130327328 - A dissolvable intranasal tab may provide temporary, controlled and direct inhalation of scents and/or medicine into the nose, thereby increasing the impact and velocity scents and/or medicine may have on the mind and body. The tabs may provide increased mobility, convenience, speed, and effectiveness of aromatherapy and medicinal inhalation therapy....

Ceiling-mounted supply unit
11/21/13 - 20130306067 - A ceiling-mounted supply unit (1) for fastening the medical device (8) on the ceiling-mounted supply unit (1), includes a vertical beam (2), an extension arm (3), to which the vertical beam (2) is fastened especially with a hinge (4), for moving, especially pivoting the vertical beam (2) and electrical and/or...

Inhalers and housing caps for inhalers
11/14/13 - 20130298907 - An inhaler for inhalation into the airway of a user, the inhaler having a housing at least partially defining a flow passageway extending through the inhaler from an air inlet to an outlet, the inhaler including a valve for selectively restricting the flow passageway....

Spacer and components therefor
11/07/13 - 20130291862 - A spacer comprising a polycarbonate chamber and a flow valve located within the chamber. The chamber comprises: a first reservoir and a second reservoir; an inlet for admission of aerosolized medication into the first reservoir; an outlet for withdrawal of medication from the second reservoir; and a vent for expulsion...

Connector for coupling a tracheal tube to an auxiliary device
11/07/13 - 20130291863 - Various embodiments of a connector assembly are provided to removably couple a proximal end of a tracheal tube to components associated with a ventilator or an anesthesiology machine. The disclosed embodiments include a compression fitting, which creates an airtight seal between walls of the tracheal tube and components of the...

Drug delivery system and method for conscious sedation/analgesia
10/31/13 - 20130284168 - Inhalant anesthetics are developed with a number of properties including rapid onset and recovery, controllability, and, ideally, a broad safety profile. The efficacy of these agents is measured by their ability to create anesthesia within the framework of the other desirable properties. The instant invention focuses on the dosage level...

Inhalation devices and systems and methods including the same
10/24/13 - 20130276781 - A collapsible inhalation device for use with a metered dose inhaler (MDI) dispenser includes an outlet end member, an inlet end member and a tubular, pliable, collapsible sleeve member attached at either end to the inlet and outlet members. The outlet end member includes a mouthpiece. The inlet end member...

Method and apparatus for controlling the delivery of humidified air
10/17/13 - 20130269693 - An improved humidification method and apparatus for use with a CPAP type machine in which humidified air is delivered to the patient only during the inhalation phase and non-humidified air is delivered to the patient during the exhalation phase. The invention consists of a valve apparatus to switch from humidified...

Vaporizer anesthesia level detector
10/03/13 - 20130255676 - A vaporizer including a reservoir for storing an anesthetic liquid agent and a vaporizing element configured to vaporize the anesthetic liquid agent. A level detector is located outside of and adjacent to the exterior of the reservoir. The level detector includes at least one electrical field sensor configured to provide...

Disposable respiratory circuit coupled with a disposable temperature sensor
10/03/13 - 20130255677 - A disposable respiratory gas circuit is provided. The disposable respiratory gas circuit, according to one embodiment, includes at least one disposable temperature sensor and a communication mechanism. The at least one disposable temperature sensor is coupled with the disposable respiratory gas circuit. The communications mechanism provides communication between the at...

Nebulizer for use in mechanical respiratory ventilation therapy
09/26/13 - 20130247909 - A nebulizer for use in mechanical respiratory therapy that allows for the introduction of medicaments in the form of aerosols into the system without causing interruption to the therapy being provided to the patient....

Methods of administering high concentrations of nitric oxide
09/19/13 - 20130239962 - Described are methods of administering therapeutic gases comprising high concentrations of nitric oxide, particularly concentrations above 2000 ppm. Also described are methods of administering a therapeutic gas comprising nitric oxide to a patient, wherein a dose of nitric oxide is administered from a portable device that includes a delivery system...

Methods of administering high concentrations of nitric oxide
09/19/13 - 20130239963 - Described are methods of administering therapeutic gases comprising high concentrations of nitric oxide, particularly concentrations above 2,000 ppm. The therapeutic gas may be administered at a certain dosing rate, such as less than 166 micrograms of nitric oxide per second. Also described are methods of administering a therapeutic gas comprising...

Respiratory therapy device having standard and oscillatory pep with nebulizer
09/05/13 - 20130228174 - A respiratory therapy device has both a standard positive expiratory pressure (PEP) device and an oscillatory PEP device packaged together. A manually operable member is movable to select which of the standard and oscillatory PEP device is placed in communication with a patient's airway. A nebulizer connector may also be...

Ceramic rotary valve for an anesthetic vaporizer
08/29/13 - 20130220318 - Embodiments of the present invention relate to a ceramic rotary valve for an anesthetic vaporizer, the valve body of the rotary valve comprising a ceramic material. Embodiments of the present invention also provide an anesthetic vaporizer comprising the ceramic rotary valve and an anesthesia machine comprising the anesthetic vaporizer. Furthermore,...

Device and method for depleting acidic gases from gas mixtures
08/22/13 - 20130213396 - The invention relates to a device (1) and method for depleting acidic gases, in particular CO2, from gas mixtures (3), in particular respiratory gas, using hydroxide compounds (6) and moisture absorbing substances in the form of super-absorbing polymer or vermiculite (7)....

Modular pressure support system and method
08/15/13 - 20130206140 - A pressure support system that comprises a patient circuit, a docking assembly, and a tank. The patient circuit delivers a pressurized flow of breathable gas to a patient. The docking assembly has an inlet and an outlet that is adapted to receive the pressurized flow of breathable gas, and is...

Inhaler cap strap
08/08/13 - 20130199525 - An inhaler for dispensing doses of medicament from a container under user activation said inhaling which comprises a body which includes a mouthpiece through which the medicament is dispensed and a cap which can be place in a position to substantially occlude the mouthpiece. The cap is attached to said...

Aerosol therapy device
08/08/13 - 20130199526 - In addition, the compressor device comprises a piston attached and supported solely by the casing and a cylinder sliding on the piston and eccentrically connected to the drive shaft of the motor....

Systems and methods for providing respiratory therapy
07/25/13 - 20130186395 - Systems and methods for respiratory therapy are disclosed. The system may include a nebulizer, an adaptor, and a nasal cannula. The nebulizer is operable to generate an aerosolized medicament and pass the aerosolized medicament through a nebulizer outlet port. The adaptor has a nebulizer coupling port configured to be coupled...

Nasal delivary device
07/18/13 - 20130180524 - further wherein said trigger mechanism is adapted to reconfigure said valve from said INACTIVE CONFIGURATION to said ACTIVE CONFIGURATION for a predetermined period of time in response to said subject intake of air....

Nebuliser for ventilation machines and a ventilation machine comprising such a nebuliser
07/11/13 - 20130174840 - Atomizer for a ventilation machine with a ventilator, comprising a body with a first connection for connecting the atomizer to a ventilator and a second connection for connecting the atomizer to a line leading to a patient, wherein the body forms a flow channel from the first connection to the...

Methods and apparatus for preventing rainout
06/27/13 - 20130160766 - Components for a respiratory treatment apparatus that is capable of providing a humidified respiratory treatment permit a reduction in condensation in a patient interface and/or its gas delivery tubing. In some embodiments, a rainout valve that may be an integrated component of a humidifier output aperture, or coupled thereto, may...

Nozzle and inhaler and method for producing a nozzle
06/20/13 - 20130152924 - A nozzle, an inhaler with a nozzle and a method for producing a nozzle are proposed. The nozzle comprises two holes formed in a flat plate. Then, the plate is deformed such that the axes of the holes intersect so that jets of fluids generated by the holes impinge with...

Device and system for delivery of an aerosol to a patient on ventilatory support
06/20/13 - 20130152925 - A device and system for delivering an aerosol to a patient on ventilatory support comprise a contact component 10 to be positioned in contact with a respiratory organ. The contact component 10 comprises a lumen 18a, 20a, 24 through which breathing gas and an aerosol are delivered to lungs of...

Ventilation circuit adaptor and proximal aerosol delivery system
06/13/13 - 20130146053 - An adaptor for delivering an active agent to a patient with concomitant positive pressure ventilation includes an aerosol flow channel having an aerosol inlet port and a patient interface port, and defining an aerosol flow path from the aerosol inlet port to and through the patient interface port; and a...

Portable humidification system and adaptor therefore
06/13/13 - 20130146054 - An adaptor (22) for use in a humidification system (10) for humidifying a flow (D) of pressurized gas to a patient interface device (18). The adaptor includes an inlet (26) structured to be coupled to a supply (12) of pressurized gas, an outlet (28) structured to be coupled to a...