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8371299 Ventilator aerosol delivery  
The delivery of a medicament to a mechanically ventilated patient may include the steps of delivering a respiratory maneuver to such a patient, monitoring the physiological effects of the...
8371302 Ergonomic and adjustable respiratory mask assembly with frame  
A respiratory mask assembly for delivering breathable gas to a patient includes a frame having a front surface and a rear surface, opposite the front surface, and adapted in use to face the...
8371291 Flow modification device  
An air flow device includes a flow passage having opposite ends. The flow passage (30) is divided into a plurality of sequential portions between the ends including an inlet portion (42) extending...
8371293 Bladder cushion, forehead cushion, headgear straps, headgear cap and/or chinstrap  
A cushion for a patient interface includes two or more bladders arranged in concentric relation. Each of the bladders includes a face-contacting portion adapted to engage the patient's face, and...
8365736 Nasal devices with respiratory gas source  
Described here are devices for altering the flow of air in a respiratory cavity such as the mouth and nostrils of the nose. These methods and devices may be useful for affecting a physiologic...
8365730 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...
8365725 Dry powder inhalers that inhibit agglomeration, related devices and methods  
The disclosure describes methods and inhalers that deagglomerate dry powder using inspiratory effort of a user of an inhaler. Inhaler fin and mesh configurations are described that facilitate...
8365722 Multi-layer pneumostoma management system and methods for treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease  
A flexible pneumostoma management device maintains the patency of a pneumostoma while controlling the flow of material through the pneumostoma. The pneumostoma management device includes a...
8365726 Tub for humidifier  
A humidifier includes a tub. The tub includes a base plate; a tub base; a seal between the base plate and the tub base; and a latch mechanism that connects the base plate to the tub base so that...
8365727 Respiratory therapy system with electromechanical driver  
A respiratory therapy system includes a driver unit and a patient interface device. The driver unit is adapted to deliver pressurized gas flow from a source to the patient interface device. At...
8365734 Multi-port, intubation-permitting, oxygen mask  
A versatile, multi-port, intubation-permitting oxygen mask is provided including two diaphragms (nasal and oral) each configured with a continuous, flexible, modifiable membrane from which an...
8361204 Vacuum-pressure swing absorption concentrator  
A vacuum-pressure swing absorption concentrator includes a motor driven compressor having pressure and vacuum heads that are connected to a pressure reservoir and a vacuum reservoir respectively....
8360054 Demand valve device for use by diverse and selectively connectable fluidic connector  
Device comprising a demand valve (1) for delivering breathable gas to a diver and a fluidic connector (2, 5) that can be selectively connected to the demand valve (1), the demand valve (1)...
8360055 Fluid-product dispensing device  
An inhaler comprising: at least one cover element (11, 12) that is movable between a closed position and an open position; individual reservoirs formed on a reservoir substrate; movable support...
8356592 Chin pivot patient interface device  
A patient interface device that includes a body portion comprising a pair of arms and a chin support. A first end portion of each arm in the pair of arms is coupled to an opposite end of the chin...
8356596 Device for supplying a respirator with breathing gas  
A device for supplying a respirator with breathing gas is designed in a modular design. To accomplish the object, a cover plate (9), a distributor plate (20) and a half shell body (11) are provided...
8356595 Apparatus for deploying oxygen masks  
An apparatus for deploying oxygen masks that includes a pre-packaged modular system that does not require manual repacking of oxygen masks by aircraft technicians. The cartridge is for use with a...
8353289 Using motor speed in a PAP device to estimate flow  
A method and apparatus are disclosed for determining airflow through a PAP device while applying PAP therapy. The actual speed of a blower 6 is measured. The desired motor current IDES required for...
8353288 Patient care unit with a reclining surface  
A patient care unit (1) with a reclining surface has one or more docking devices designed as inductive coupling sites (7) for medical technical devices (10, 11, 12), which consume electrical energy...
8353291 Systems and methods for compensating for pressure drop in a breathing assistance system  
A breathing assistance system configured to determine pressure drop may include a gas delivery system configured to deliver gas toward a patient, one or more sensors configured to measure one or...
8353845 Apparatus and method for delivery of an aerosol  
An apparatus for measuring lung ventilation, comprising: a pressure device to measure volume of air flow; an aerosol-generating device that provides aerosol particles to be released at a determined...
8353290 Compact continuous positive airway pressure apparatus and method  
A compact continuous positive airway pressure apparatus and method provide a flatter profile and more compact thickness, including a larger lateral dimension in order to be accommodated in...
8353287 Disposable drug solution cup for an ultrasonic nebulizer  
A nebulizer includes a piezoelectric transducer for aerosolizing a drug solution in a disposable cup module disposed above the transducer. Acoustic waves generated by the transducer propagate...
8347878 Aerosol therapy device  
Aerosol therapy device comprising a nebuliser (10) for generating an aerosol and forming an aerosol flow, a first nosepiece (11) for introducing the aerosol flow into one of the two nostrils (12)...
8347879 Fluid dispensing device  
A fluid dispensing device is disclosed having a housing and a fluid discharge device. The fluid discharge device is arranged to be actuated by one or more levers so as to apply a force transversely...
8347883 Manual controlled bi-phasic intrapulmonary percussive ventilation and methods  
The method and system ventilates a patient's airway during the inspiratory phase and expiratory phase from a source of pressurized gas, typically from a compressor. The system and method supplies,...
8348102 Dispenser with lateral actuator  
A fluid product dispensing device has a reservoir containing fluid and dispenser head with a dispensing orifice. The reservoir moves relative to the dispenser head to cause dispensation. The...
8347881 Pneumostoma management device with integrated patency sensor and method  
A flexible pneumostoma management device maintains the patency of a pneumostoma while controlling the flow of material through the pneumostoma. The pneumostoma management device includes a...
8347880 Pneumostoma management system with secretion management features for treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease  
A flexible pneumostoma management device maintains the patency of a pneumostoma while controlling the flow of material through the pneumostoma. The pneumostoma management device includes a...
8342172 Instrumented metered-dose inhaler and methods for predicting disease exacerbations  
The present invention is directed to devices, systems, and methods for monitoring inhaled drug usage to predict when an acute attack or exacerbation of a disease, such as a respiratory disease, is...
8342182 Functional assessment and treatment catheters and methods for their use in the lung  
Lung conditions are diagnosed and optionally treated using a functional assessment catheter or a functional lung assessment and treatment catheter. A flow restrictive component is initially placed...
8342170 Liquid ejection method and liquid ejection apparatus  
The present invention provides a liquid ejection method and a liquid ejection apparatus which enables small droplets each of diameter at most 10 μm to be stably ejected and which allows a ...
8342177 Spill resistant humidifier for use in a breathing assistance system  
An apparatus for providing humidification in a breathing assistance system may include a first container at least partially defining a first volume for housing an absorbent material, a second...
8342171 Breath-controlled inhalation therapy device  
A breath-controlled inhalation therapy device includes an obturation mechanism, obturating a nozzle opening through which a pressurised gas, preferably pressurised air, is issued when the device is...
8342173 Nasal dilator with cushion layer and variable spring rate  
A nasal dilator capable of introducing separating stresses in nasal outer wall tissues has a resilient member and a pair of spaced-apart end surfaces which can be forced toward one another from an...
8342175 Inhaler for powdery substances, in particular medicinal substances  
An inhaler for powdery, in particular medicinal, substances includes a suction air channel, which leads to a mouthpiece. The inhaler also has a storage chamber for storing the substance and a...
8342174 Inhaler for powdery substances, in particular medicinal substances  
An inhaler for powdery, in particular medical, substances is formed with a suction air channel, which leads to a mouthpiece. The inhaler also has a storage chamber for storing the substance and a...
8342370 Dosage dispensing canister  
A one dose at a time, non-pressurized fluid dispensing canister from which the or each dose is dispensed as a result of two surfaces (21, 22) of the canister moving towards one another under the...
8336550 Respiratory device  
In an embodiment, a respiratory device is disclosed. The respiratory device may include a nasal device. The respiratory device may also include a conveyor device coupled with the nasal device. The...
8336540 Pneumostoma management device and method for treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease  
A pneumostoma management device for maintaining the patency of a pneumostoma while controlling the flow of gases and discharge through the pneumostoma. The pneumostoma management device includes a...
8337814 Treatment of active infections, sinusitis, rhinitis, and related neurological disorders and related compositions  
The present invention is directed to the treatment of infections and the associated symptoms of sinusitis, rhinitis and related neurological disorders of the cranial cavity and facial tissue. More...
8337145 Quiet blower apparatus and system and method for reducing blower noise  
A blower assembly including a motor (4), an impeller (6) and a volute (8) that is configured such that an inlet chamber (112) of the volute and an outlet chamber (114) of the volute are divided...
8336549 Disposable anesthesia face mask  
A disposable anesthesia face mask comprising a shell member having an annular flange and a do-nut shaped pneumatic sealing cushion attached to the shell member annular flange. The shell member and...
8336541 Endotracheal intubation device  
An endotracheal intubation device 10 is disclosed. The endotracheal intubation device 10 includes a stylet 100, an elongate rod 300 mounted within the stylet 100 and adapted to deform/curve the...
8336545 Methods and systems for operating an aerosol generator  
A method of treating a patient with a pulmonary disease, where the method includes delivering a dose of aerosolized medicament intermittently to a ventilator circuit coupled to the respiratory...
8336547 Breathing mask  
A breathing mask is disclosed, as well as a valve and a diverter that can be used within a breathing mask. The breathing mask can include a body, a respiratory interface, a balanced exhaust valve,...
8333189 Liquid medicine reservoir and discharging device for liquid medicine to be inhaled  
A liquid medicine reservoir that supplies liquid medicine to a liquid-medicine discharging portion via a communicating portion includes a cylindrical body configured to hold the liquid medicine...
8333197 Multiple dose condensation aerosol devices and methods of forming condensation aerosols  
Devices and methods of entraining a substance within an airflow are disclosed. Condensation aerosol delivery devices and methods of consistently producing multiple doses of a substance, such as a...
8333191 Method and arrangement for detecting a leak in anesthesia system  
A method and arrangement for detecting a leak in an anesthesia system. The method includes controlling respiratory movements by means of ventilator gas flows and measuring the ventilator gas flow...
8333198 Breathing circuit  
A breathing circuit is described for the supplying of low pressure oxygen to a patient that is at risk of hypoxia. The breathing circuit includes a patent airway maintaining device, a first tube...