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US20140373845 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR ADAPTIVE ADJUSTMENT OF VENTILATOR SETTINGS  
This disclosure describes systems and methods for providing optimized adjustment of a ventilator based on an estimated net value of patient effort. The disclosure describes a novel breath type...
US20150182713 CARDIAC MONITORING AND THERAPY USING A DEVICE FOR PROVIDING PRESSURE TREATMENT OF SLEEP DISORDERED BREATHING  
A method of using CPAP equipment to sense cardiogenic oscillations in a patient's airflow, and to monitor and treat the patient's cardiac condition. The apparatus diagnoses cardiac morbidity...
US20130220323 METHOD, ARRANGEMENT AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR RESPIRATORY GAS MONITORING OF VENTILATED PATIENTS  
A method, device, and computer program product for improving accuracy of a respiratory gas measurement from a subject ventilated at a predetermined respiration rate through a ventilator. A...
US20060237013 Ventilator mask and system  
A continuous positive air pressure (“CPAP”) or ventilator system includes a mask (60) and an air flow generator (20). The air flow generator is mounted or provided to the mask's wearer. In one...
US20120318268 VENTILATION METHOD AND VENTILATION DEVICE  
The present invention relates to a method for the ventilation of a living being (3), the respiration airflow (v) flowing into the living being (3) and out of the living being (3) being detected,...
US20150027445 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR INTRA-PULMONARY PERCUSSIVE VENTILATION INTEGRATED IN A VENTILATOR  
System and methods for providing respiratory therapy include predetermined and/or automatically determined perturbations of levels of pressure, flow, and/or other gas parameters integrated and/or...
US20120174922 RESPIRATOR  
A breathing apparatus, including a mask and a neck component. The mask is adapted to substantially surround at least the mouth or nostrils of a user. The neck component is attached to said mask,...
US20120145154 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR QUANTIFYING LUNG COMPLIANCE IN A SELF-VENTILATING SUBJECT  
The lung compliance of a subject that is at least partially self-ventilating is determined. The quantification of lung compliance may be an estimation, a measurement, and/or an approximate...
US20070023045 Air delivery system  
An air delivery system includes a controllable flow generator, a primary controller, and an auxiliary controller. The flow generator is operable to generate a supply of pressurized breathable gas...
US20150246195 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CLASSIFICATION OF PHOTO-PLETHYSMOGRAPHICALLY DETECTED RESPIRATORY EFFORT  
Embodiments disclosed herein may include systems and methods for determining a patient's respiratory effort and blood oxygen saturation based on data acquired from a pulse oximetry sensor and...
US20130146056 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CLASSIFICATION OF PHOTO-PLETHYSMOGRAPHICALLY DETECTED RESPIRATORY EFFORT  
Embodiments disclosed herein may include systems and methods for determining a patient's respiratory effort and blood oxygen saturation based on data acquired from a pulse oximetry sensor and...
US20130098363 ENDOTRACHEAL CUFF PRESSURE REGULATION CIRCUIT AND METHOD  
Cuff pressure modulation results in decreased severity of injury to the subglottic region and upper trachea. A simple device is capable of modulating the pressure in the cuff of a regular...
US20110023881 Method And System For Generating A Pressure Volume Loop Of A Low Flow Recruitment Maneuver  
This disclosure describes systems and methods for delivering one or more low flow recruitment maneuvers to a patient while on a ventilator. Embodiments described herein provide methods for...
US20120204874 PRESSURE SUPPORT SUSTEM WITH INDUCTIVE TUBING  
A pressure support system includes a gas flow generating system a patient interface device, and a tubing. The s flow generating system includes a gas source, a controller, and a first inductive...
US20150196245 REDUCED COGNITIVE FUNCTION DETECTION AND ALLEVIATION SYSTEM FOR A PILOT  
A system for detecting and alleviating pilot hypoxia is provided. The system comprises an oxygen generator adapted to be powered by a power supply. The oxygen generator is in communication an...
US20130263855 DEVICE FOR CONTROLLING THE ALARM LIMIT OF AN ALARM DEVICE  
A controlling device (110) is configured for controlling a state of an alarm limit of an alarm device (108). The alarm device (108) is configured for generating an alarm signal in association with...
US20150059756 Systems and Methods for Optimizing Medical Care Through Data Monitoring and Feedback Treatment  
Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for providing a decision support solution to medical professionals to optimize medical care through data monitoring and feedback treatment are...
US20110011402 DISTINGUISHING BETWEEN CLOSED AND OPEN AIRWAY APNEAS AND TREATING PATIENTS ACCORDINGLY  
Methods and apparatus for determining the occurrence of an apnea, patency and/or partial obstruction of the airway are disclosed. Respiratory air flow from a patient is measured to give an air...
US20140020688 METHODS TO TRANSITION ADJACENT TO OR IN CONJUNCTION WITH A SECONDARY AIRWAY PERSSURE THERAPY  
A pressure support system (10) including a pressure generator that generates a pressurized flow of breathable gas to a subject and a processor (22) configured to execute computer program modules....
US20100224192 Automated Oxygen Delivery Method  
The present invention advantageously provides a method of automatically delivering oxygen to a patient. A desired concentration of oxygen in a bloodstream of a patient is received from a user....
US20110232642 VARIABLE FLOW OXYGEN THERAPY  
The present invention describes systems and methods to provide variable flow oxygen therapy. An exemplary embodiment of the present invention provides a method of oxygen therapy involving...
US20140290657 METHOD FOR VENTILATION  
The disclosure describes a method for automatically initiating ventilation, controlling ventilation, transitioning a ventilator to subject controlled ventilation, and weaning a subject from...
US20110041850 Method For Ventilation  
The disclosure describes a method for automatically initiating ventilation, controlling ventilation, transitioning a ventilator to subject controlled ventilation, and weaning a subject from...
US20110023878 Method And System For Delivering A Single-Breath, Low Flow Recruitment Maneuver  
This disclosure describes systems and methods for delivering one or more low flow recruitment maneuvers to a patient while on a ventilator. Embodiments described herein provide methods for...
US20120125337 DEVICE FOR CALCULATING RESPIRATORY WAVEFORM INFORMATION AND MEDICAL INSTRUMENT USING RESPIRATORY WAVEFORM INFORMATION  
Provided is a configuration capable of executing a detection test for a comfort level including the quality of sleep, which is measurable at home without requiring the measurement of brain waves...
US20140283834 PORTABLE VENTILATOR SECRETION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM  
A patient ventilator secretion management system is disclosed. The system has a valve with an input in pneumatic communication with a therapeutic breathing gas source. The valve has variable...
US20110023880 Method And System For Delivering A Multi-Breath, Low Flow Recruitment Maneuver  
This disclosure describes systems and methods for delivering one or more low flow recruitment maneuvers to a patient while on a ventilator. Embodiments described herein provide methods for...
US20120199127 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SUCTIONING FOR SECRETION REMOVAL FROM THE AIRWAY OF A MECHANICALLY VENTILATED SUBJECT  
Secretions that have accumulated at or near an airway of a subject (12) as the subject (12) is being mechanically ventilated are removed by suctioning. Before, during, and/or after the removal of...
US20150128941 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ORAL FLOW THERAPY  
A therapy system configured to wash out or flush out the oral and/or nasal cavity to reduce the effective dead space and reduce the work of breathing. The system may displace the expired air in...
US20140305431 EXCHANGER ASSEMBLY FOR RESPIRATORY TREATMENT  
An exchanger conduit permits temperature and/or humidity conditioning of a gas for a patient respiratory interface. In an example embodiment, a conduit has a first channel and a second channel...
US20050049464 Remote pharmaceutical administration device  
The present invention provides a wireless communication system that includes a remote pharmaceutical administration device and a pharmaceutical network administration apparatus. The remote...
US20140102454 CONFIGURATION OF RESPIRATORY THERAPY MODES  
A respiratory therapy device is configured, such that it switches from one therapy mode to another therapy mode. The mode parameters for the latter therapy mode are based on usage information...
US20110137197 Implantable Device Employing Movement Sensing for Detecting Sleep-Related Disorders  
Methods and systems for evaluating a pathological condition include acquiring movement information, such as electromyogram (EMG) information, and sleep disordered breathing (SDB) information, and...
US20120010519 System and Method for Diagnosis and Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea  
A system for diagnosis and treatment of breathing disorders in a patient, comprises a flow generator supplying an air flow to an airway of a patient via a flow path, a venting arrangement moveable...
US20140360497 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR TRIGGERING WITH UNKNOWN BASE FLOW  
This disclosure describes systems and methods for providing novel back-up ventilation that allows the patient to trigger or initiate the delivery of breath. Further, this disclosure describes...
US20130255685 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR TRIGGERING WITH UNKNOWN BASE FLOW  
This disclosure describes systems and methods for providing novel back-up ventilation that allows the patient to trigger or initiate the delivery of breath. Further, this disclosure describes...
US20150165144 IN-EXSUFFLATION THERAPY AUTO-ADJUSTMENT  
The present disclosure pertains to a method and system configured to in-exsufflate a subject by controlling the in-exsufflation pressure waveform. In some embodiments, the system comprises a...
US20070023044 Life style flow generator and mask system  
A flow generator for generating a supply of pressurized air to be provided to a patient for treatment includes a housing, a blower provided to the housing, and a projection unit provided to the...
US20080210236 Tubing management system  
A tubing management system for a CPAP system includes a pillow including at least one port through an interior portion thereof. Each port includes an inlet and an outlet that is adapted to be...
US20130220324 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING OSCILLATORY PRESSURE CONTROL VENTILATION  
A method for ventilating a patient with a ventilator includes receiving a target pressure input for a breathing phase, receiving at least one oscillation parameter, imposing an oscillatory...
US20100116270 Medical Ventilator System and Method Using Oxygen Concentrators  
A medical ventilator system that allows the use of pulse flow of oxygen to gain higher FIO2 values and/or conserve oxygen is described. In one embodiment, the ventilator system includes an oxygen...
US20140123977 SLEEP-ACTIVATED CPAP MACHINE  
A system and method for delaying the start of the continuous positive air pressure therein making it easier for a user to fall asleep. The system delivers pressurized gas to the airway of a...
US20130306074 SELF-CONTAINED, INTERMITTENT POSITIVE AIRWAY PRESSURE SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TREATING SLEEP APNEA, SNORING, AND OTHER RESPIRATORY DISORDERS  
Systems and methods provide a self-contained, intermittent positive airway pressure system for treating sleep apnea, snoring, and other respiratory disorders. The systems and methods provide an...
US20080190428 METHOD FOR CONTROLLING CONTINUOUS POSITIVE AIRWAY PRESSURE  
A method for controlling continuous positive airway pressure includes the steps of building up air flow pressure to an initial air flow pressure, increasing the initial air flow pressure to a...
US20140246025 AUTO-FEEDBACK VALVE FOR A SLEEP APNEA DEVICE  
A device for treating a patient suffering from obstructive sleep apnea or snoring can include an expiratory valve connected to a manifold. The expiratory valve can include a body portion including...
US20140246024 AUTO-FEEDBACK VALVE FOR A SLEEP APNEA DEVICE  
A device for treating a patient suffering from obstructive sleep apnea or snoring can include an expiratory valve connected to a manifold. The expiratory valve can include a body portion including...
US20150209533 RESPIRATORY ASSISTANCE DEVICE, NASAL APPLIANCE AND RESPIRATORY ASSISTANCE MASK  
A device for respiratory assistance of a patient includes a tubular element forming a main channel for connection by its distal end to a respiratory tract of the patient, the main channel...
US20110232643 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TREATING LUNG DISEASE USING POSITIVE PRESSURE AIRWAY SUPPORT  
A method of treating lung disease, such as asthma or COPD, is provided that includes determining a parameter indicative of a patient's pulmonary mechanics (such as, without limitation, airway...
US20130228181 Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Therapy Using Measurements of Speed and Pressure  
A respiratory assistance device is disclosed. There is a variable speed blower with an output, and a patient ventilation interface configured for fitment on a patient respiratory passageway. A gas...
US20100236556 VENTILATOR PATIENT SYNCHRONIZATION  
A method and apparatus that provides an expert system for determining respiratory phase during ventilatory support of a subject. Discrete phase states are partitioned and prior probability...