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US20150059755 APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR VENTILATORY TREATMENT  
Disclosed is an apparatus for treating a respiratory disorder, configured to compute a measure of typical recent ventilation such that a rate of adjustment of the measure of typical recent...
US20140048071 VENTILATOR-INITIATED PROMPT REGARDING DETECTION OF FLUCTUATIONS IN RESISTANCE  
This disclosure describes systems and methods for monitoring ventilatory parameters, analyzing ventilatory data associated with those parameters, and providing useful notifications and/or...
US20110303223 PRESSURE SUPPORT SYSTEM WITH MACHINE DELIVERED BREATHS  
A method of operating a ventilator or pressure support system that automatically determines a timed back up rate for the patient based on the patient's spontaneous breathing patterns. The...
US20140261427 VENT DEVICE FOR USE WITH A RESPIRATORY DEVICE  
A vent device for a respiratory device, comprising one or a plurality of vents configured with a variable aperture size for communicating a flow of breathable gas. Said vent device being...
US20120184825 METHOD FOR DETECTING AND ANALYZING SLEEP-RELATED APNEA, HYPOPNEA, BODY MOVEMENTS, AND SNORING WITH NON-CONTACT DEVICE  
A method for detecting sleep-related Apneas, Hypopneas, heart rate, body movements, and snoring events of a sleeping person. An online, adaptive detection system conditions and automatically...
US20140318541 AUTOMATIC CONTROL SYSTEM FOR MECHANICAL VENTILATION FOR ACTIVE OR PASSIVE SUBJECTS  
A method and an apparatus for controlling a ventilator to automatically adjust ventilation assistance to an active or passive subject. The method includes determining volume and flow rate of gas...
US20110017214 Automatic Control System For Mechanical Ventilation For Active Or Passive Subjects  
A method and an apparatus for controlling a ventilator to automatically adjust ventilation assistance to an active or passive subject. The method includes determining volume and flow rate of gas...
US20110197888 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR VENTILATION  
A method of monitoring tracheal pressure of a subject is disclosed. The subject is ventilated with breathing gas flowing via an endotracheal tube having an inflatable cuff. The method comprises...
US20140276173 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR MONITORING RESISTANCE AND WORK OF BREATHING FOR VENTILATOR-DEPENDENT PATIENTS  
Methods for non-invasively and accurately estimating and monitoring resistance and work of breathing parameters from airway pressure and flow sensors attached to the ventilator-dependent patient...
US20070272242 Work of breathing display for a ventilation system  
A breathing support system is provided. The system may include a breathing support device configured to deliver gas to a patient and a display device associated with the breathing support device....
US20100089397 BREATH RESPONSIVE POWERED AIR PURIFYING RESPIRATOR APPARATUS  
Breathing responsive powered air purifying respirator apparatus comprising an air-tight housing having connections for filters (5) and for supply of purified air to a face mask (3), a motor-driven...
US20140041662 SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS  
Apparatuses and methods are disclosed for improving the Weight/Duration ratio of Self Contained Breathing Apparatuses (SCBAs) by decreasing the amount of fresh breathing gas required from the...
US20130276789 VENTILATOR WITH INTEGRATED BLOWER TO PROVIDE NEGATIVE OR POSITIVE PRESSURE IN A VENTILATOR SYSTEM  
A ventilator system (100/200/300/400) includes an integrated blower (130/230/330). In one case, the ventilator system includes: an inspiration port (122/222/322) for connection to an inspiratory...
US20120227739 DRUG ADMINISTRATION CONTROLLER  
A drug administration controller has a sensor that generates a sensor signal to a physiological measurement device, which measures a physiological parameter in response. A control output...
US20100163043 SELF-CONTAINED ORAL VENTILATION DEVICE  
The present invention is embodied in a portable self contained ventilating appliance, including an interface device coupled to at least one of an oral cavity or nasal cavity of a user, a...
US20080196723 Breath responsive powered air-purifying respirator  
A system for regulating the airflow to a closed environment using feedback control for the position of a control valve and blower speed. The system provides a control apparatus that regulates...
US20100147303 DETERMINATION OF PATIENT CIRCUIT DISCONNECT IN LEAK-COMPENSATED VENTILATORY SUPPORT  
This disclosure describes systems and methods for detecting disconnect conditions in a ventilator. The disclosure describes a model-based enhancement to conventional disconnect detection. The...
US20140088374 FILTERING PATIENT SIGNAL ALSO FOR VENTILATION ARTIFACTS  
In embodiments, an external medical device is intended to care for a patient. If it receives an input that signifies that ventilation artifact is present in a signal of the patient, it transmits a...
US20120318266 AIR DELIVERY SYSTEM  
An air delivery system is provided. The air delivery system includes a PAP device having a flow generator, a patient interface, a processor and a connector, and at least a removable sensing device...
US20110112424 DETERMINING FUNCTIONAL RESIDUAL LUNG CAPACITY  
Determining functional residual lung capacity (FRC) by changing a subject's inspirium FiO2 by a predetermined amount, and a) for each breath in a series of breaths subsequent to changing the FiO2,...
US20080283061 Energy Trigger  
A method and apparatus for facilitating breathing using a mechanical breathing gas ventilator is presented. The patient effort is deduced from a measured flow signal and analyzed with respect to...
US20060130833 Treatment of obstructive sleep apnea  
Obstructive sleep apnea and snoring are treated by administering a sedative or hypnotic drug, including barbiturates and antihistamines.
US20110030687 OXYGEN CONCENTRATOR APPARATUS AND METHOD WITH AN OXYGEN ASSISTED VENTING SYSTEM  
An oxygen concentrator may rely on a pressure swing adsorption process to produce an oxygen enriched gas stream from canisters filled with granules capable of separation of oxygen from an air...
US20060201507 Stand-alone circle circuit with co2 absorption and sensitive spirometry for measurement of pulmonary uptake  
A system and method for determining the volume of oxygen taken up by the lungs of a human or veterinary patient. A closed ventilation circuit is connected to a spirometric device, which contains a...
US20120111329 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR ASSISTING A COUGH  
The invention provides a device (11) for assisting a cough, based on an oscillation pressure. The oscillation pressure causes a periodic oscillation airflow in a lung system and the periodic...
US20130146055 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR ADAPTIVE BASE FLOW  
This disclosure describes systems and methods for providing novel adaptive base flow scheduling during ventilation of a patient to optimize the accuracy of estimated exhaled tidal volume. Further,...
US20110108034 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CONTROLLING A VENTILATOR  
A method and system for controlling a ventilator. The method includes monitoring a central nervous system parameter and automatically adjusting a level of ventilatory support from a ventilator...
US20090038617 ADMINISTRATION OF CPAP TREATMENT IN PRESENCE OF APNEA  
CPAP treatment apparatus is disclosed having a controllable flow generator (34, 38, 40) operable to produce breathable gas at a treatment pressure elevated above atmosphere to a patient by a...
US20140283831 VENT ARRANGEMENT FOR RESPIRATORY MASK  
A control system (706) provides automated control of gas washout of a patient interface, such as a mask or nasal prongs. A gas washout vent assembly (60) of the system may include a variable...
US20130239968 LUNG VENTILATOR AND/OR ANAESTHESIA MACHINE  
Lung ventilator (14) and/or anaesthesia machine with a blender for mixing a pressurised medical gas, e.g. oxygen, with air drawn in by a blower (1), comprising a gas line (10) for the medical gas,...
US20070221225 Simulated Altitude Method and Apparatus  
An altitude simulation system is disclosed for simulating an altitude within an enclosure or mask, wherein various improvements are provided, including: (a) a more effective use hypoxpic air...
US20150096564 HEART RATE COHERENCE USING RESPIRATORY THERAPY DEVICES  
Systems and methods for improving the heart rate coherence and/or heart rate variability of a subject use a respiratory therapy device to provide breathing cues that prompt a subject to breathe...
US20140150793 MECHANICAL VENTILATION IN THE PRESENCE OF SLEEP DISORDERED BREATHING  
A method for controlling operation of a CPAP apparatus. The apparatus has a blower, a patient interface, an air delivery conduit for delivering air from the blower to the patient interface, a...
US20110284003 MECHANICAL VENTILATION IN THE PRESENCE OF SLEEP DISORDERED BREATHING  
A method for controlling operation of a CPAP apparatus. The apparatus has a blower, a patient interface, an air delivery conduit for delivering air from the blower to the patient interface, a...
US20090241955 LEAK-COMPENSATED FLOW TRIGGERING AND CYCLING IN MEDICAL VENTILATORS  
This disclosure describes systems and methods for compensating for inelastic and elastic leaks in a ventilation system. The disclosure describes a model-based enhancement to conventional flow...
US20120090611 Systems And Methods For Controlling An Amount Of Oxygen In Blood Of A Ventilator Patient  
This disclosure describes systems and methods for controlling blood oxygen saturation (SpO2) or partial pressure of oxygen in arterial blood (PaO2) of a patient being ventilated by a medical...
US20110232644 AIRWAY PRESSURE RELEASE VENTILATION  
A pressure support system (50) and method includes delivering a first flow of gas (D) to the patient having first and second positive pressure levels that alternate with one another in a plurality...
US20130085425 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR VENTILATING OR COMPRESSING  
A system for providing control signals for ventilating or compressing, respectively, includes an information receiving device that receives, for a resuscitation, information regarding a...
US20090038616 Acclimatization therapy for first time users  
Systems, methods, and/or apparatuses for acclimatizing a user to positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy are provided. Generally, a sub-therapeutic treatment pressure is provided initially. It may...
US20080276939 Delta Flow Pressure Regulation  
A method, system, apparatus, and computer program for detecting breathing pattern changes and controlling a mechanical ventilator in accordance to changes of breathing air flow thus reducing the...
US20140102455 UNLOCKING A RESPIRATORY THERAPY MODE  
A respiratory therapy device is configured, e.g. by a care provider, such that a second therapy mode different from the current therapy mode is unlocked, under predetermined circumstances and a...
US20090241957 BREATHING ASSISTANCE SYSTEMS WITH LUNG RECRUITMENT MANEUVERS  
The disclosure provides a method for controlling the delivery of a breathing gas to a patient including automatic lung recruitment maneuvers. The method may include regulating the FiO2 and the...
US20110230779 BREATHING TRANSITION DETECTION  
Detecting transitions in a breathing cycle which includes using a second derivative 54 of a flow waveform 51 to find breathing transitions 51c in the waveform 51.
US20120266882 APPARATUS FOR RESPIRATORY SUPPORT AND NON-INVASIVE DETECTION OF ALVEOLAR DERECRUITMENT FOR PATIENTS SUFFERING FROM RESPIRATORY FAILURE  
Apparatus for respiratory support and non-invasive detection of alveolar recruitment/derecruitment provides air supply to a patient at a base pressure and an additional pressure which can be...
US20050205093 Method and program for calulating ventilator weaning duration  
A method, program and computer system for a method for calculating proper treatment for weaning a patient from respiratory ventilator, based on the respiratoryvital signs of that patient.
US20090308393 Medical diagnostic cart and method of use  
A medical diagnostic tool provides a fixture mounted on a cart, the fixture having an inspiratory conduit joined with an expiratory conduit, with both joined to a patient interface. An air inlet,...
US20130284173 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR VENTILATION IN PROPORTION TO PATIENT EFFORT  
Various embodiments of the present disclosure provide systems, methods and devices for respiratory support. As one example, a ventilation system is disclosed that includes a computer readable...
US20150025407 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR GENERATING AN ARTIFICIAL EXHALATION PROFILE  
Methods and devices for creating an artificial exhalation profile, for example for use in the sampling of exhaled breath or air from the nasal cavity from a mammal, wherein said mammal exhales...
US20150059753 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING INSUFFLATION PRESSURE DURING INEXSUFFLATION  
The present disclosure pertains to a system and method for controlling insufflation pressure during inexsufflation of a subject. The system inexsufflates the subject such that tidal flow and/or...
US20100252038 EMG-CONTROLLED VENTILATOR AND METHOD FOR THE OPERATION THEREOF  
A ventilator provides breathing support to a patient in an EMG controlled mode, and has an input that receives an EMG signal representative of breathing activity from the patient and a control...