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8210178 Respirator with a carbon dioxide absorber  
A respirator shall be improved concerning better utilization of the carbon dioxide absorber (3). To accomplish the object, a transponder (5), which contains data on the type of absorber, the...
8210170 Manual inhalator for powdered substances  
Manually actuable inhaler (1) for pulverulent substances, during manual actuation, apportions a defined discharge quantity (20′) from a substance storage quantity (20) in a metering chamber (D)...
8210182 Continuous positive airway pressure device  
A continuous positive airway pressure system features a housing forming an airway chamber, and an air pressure inlet and an air pressure outlet. The housing further defines internally a pair of...
8210181 Mask and headgear connector  
A connector arrangement joining a respiratory mask and headgear is adapted for single-handed disengagement by the patient. A first, rigid connector part is formed into the rigid mask frame, with a...
8210168 Gastric insertion confirmation device and method of use  
A confirmation device. The device includes a housing having a central passageway and a secondary passageway extending from the central passageway. The device also has a negative pressure member in...
8210169 Dosing safety arrangement in a delivery apparatus for pressurized medical liquids  
A delivery apparatus for pressurized medical liquids has a primary reservoir that pressurizes a medical liquid therein to a driving pressure, a second reservoir having an inlet connected to...
8210166 Vial multi-access adapter  
A multi-access adapter operable to dispense doses of a medicament in succession from a bulk container, such as a vial. A preferred adapter may be used alone, or in combination with various...
8210167 Manually operated monodose nasal sprayer  
The sprayer device utilizes a friction held piston that fires automatically upon full depression of the firing cap. A user may procure a monodose of medicine by (i) unlocking a child resistant...
8210172 Dry powder inhalers  
Dry powder inhalers include an elongate body and a disk holding a plurality of doses of a dry powder inhalable product. The inhaler also includes a cover member that is pivotably attached to the...
8205612 Dry powder aerosol generator  
Dry powder aerosol generators and related methods are provided. The dry powder aerosol generator includes a dispersion chamber having an internal cavity therein capable of receiving a dry powdered...
8205614 Delivery device  
A delivery device, e.g. an inhaler, includes a rotatable metering member adapted to dispense a measured amount of material, a material delivery passage and a material delivery orifice and at least...
8205610 Diffusion barrier in a delivery apparatus for pressurized medical liquids  
A delivery apparatus for pressurized medical liquids has a reservoir for medical liquid and a pressurizing means configured for pressurizing medical liquid to a driving pressure; with a diffusion...
8206684 Methods and devices for blocking flow through collateral pathways in the lung  
Disclosed is a method of regulating fluid flow for a targeted lung region. The method comprises injecting a therapeutic agent into the targeted lung region. The therapeutic agent induces a...
8205615 Self directing exhaust port assembly  
An exhaust port assembly adapted for delivering a breathing gas to a patient. The exhaust port assembly includes a body and a mechanism associated with the body. The mechanism, in response to a...
8205611 Dry powder inhaler  
A processing method and apparatus are disclosed for processing an inhaler component of a dry powder inhaler so as to remove any electrostatic charge and improve inhaler performance in drug...
8206687 Phospholipid-based inhalation system  
The present invention includes a method for delivering medications deeper into the lungs and to the medications' pulmonary targets, which include bronchioles and alveoli. A first particularly...
8201554 Inhalation device having an optimized air flow path  
A device for the pulmonary delivery of a compound comprising a reservoir for storing a compound, a system for generating particles of a desired size, and a housing comprising an inlet and an...
8196582 Backpack for air extraction from snow  
An apparatus and system are disclosed to extract breathable air from snow via an air extraction backpack. The apparatus includes an air-permeable extraction assembly that is attached to a...
8196573 Methods and systems for operating an aerosol generator  
A system for intermittent delivery of an aerosolized medicament is disclosed. The system may include an aerosol generator, a controller and a conduit. The aerosol generator may be configured to...
8191551 Oxygen delivery system  
Disclosed are apparatus and method for delivering oxygen from an oxygen supply to a person in a convenient, sanitary and organized manner. The oxygen delivery system includes a rail attached to a...
8192523 Device and method for separating and increasing the concentration of charged particles in a sampled aerosol  
A respirator leak detection system and method for increasing the sensitivity and accuracy of leak detection through the fit seal of a respirator. A charged particle separator is used to separate...
8186343 Dose indicator for a fluid dispenser device  
A dose indicator for indicating the number of doses that have been dispensed or that remain to be dispensed from a fluid dispenser device, the indicator being characterized in that it comprises an...
8186344 Method and system to control mechanical lung ventilation  
The present disclosure refers to a system to control mechanical lung ventilation with volume band, more particularly a system to manage respiratory cycles in patients. Preferably, said respiratory...
RE43398 Methods and apparatus to generate liquid ambulatory oxygen from an oxygen concentrator  
The present invention is directed to a much safer and less expensive way of providing portable oxygen from a gas concentrator for patients who do not want to be tied to a stationary machine or...
8182791 Formulations for use in inhaler devices  
A formulation for an inhaler device comprises carrier particles having a diameter of at least 50 μm and a mass median diameter of at least 175 μm; active particles; and additive material to which...
8181646 Adapter for use in an aerosol delivery system  
An aerosol inhalation system includes a first conduit member for delivering medication in the form of aerosol particles to a patient. The system also includes a first device in fluid communication...
8182505 Nasal support device and method  
The present disclosure provides a device and method for facilitating air flow in the nasal passage of a domestic animal. The nasal support device (NSD) disclosed herein is useful for facilitating...
8181643 System and method for detection and repair of pulmonary air leaks  
A method for repairing pulmonary air leaks in a lung residing in a chest cavity and having an intake air stream and an outer surface is disclosed. An exemplary method comprises: introducing a...
8181591 Domed actuator for indicating device  
An indicating device includes a first housing component adapted to be mounted to a container and a second housing component moveably connected to the first housing component. The second housing...
8177805 Removable anchored lung volume reduction devices and methods  
An intra-bronchial device may be placed and anchored in an air passageway of a patient to collapse a lung portion associated with the air passageway. The device includes an obstructing member that...
8176920 Artificial airway apparatus  
The invention relates to apparatus (19) for use in establishing an artificial airway in a patient, the apparatus comprising a tube (19a) for introduction into the patient's trachea for passage of...
8171929 Delivery device and method  
A delivery device for and method of delivering substance to a nasal airway of a subject, the delivery device comprising: at least one nosepiece unit (21) for insertion into one nasal cavity of a...
8173107 Delivery of antipsychotics through an inhalation route  
The present invention relates to the delivery of antipsychotics through an inhalation route. Specifically, it relates to aerosols containing antipsychotics that are used in inhalation therapy. In...
8172128 Counter device  
Improved counter device (1) having a hollow casing (2) on the inside of which a mechanical type of numerator assembly (3) is housed with an activation device for the numerator assembly (3), and...
8171931 Valve unit for a rebreather apparatus  
The present invention concerns a valve unit for a rebreather apparatus that recycles gas exhaled by a user. The valve unit includes a housing 5 with a first port for communication with a...
8172827 Apparatus for treating asthma using neurotoxin  
Apparatus for providing intrabronchial delivery of neurotoxins to control the effects of asthma comprises a shaft having proximal and distal ends and a neurotoxin applicator assembly disposed on...
8166972 Antiseptic mask and method of using antiseptic mask  
The invention is an antiseptic mask, comprising a canister configured to store an antiseptic agent, one or more filters adapted to receive the antiseptic agent and a housing comprising a...
8166968 Scupper valve snorkel  
A conjoined tube within a tube located inside a lower section of a snorkel designed to steer water droplets away from the snorkel diver's breathing path. The lower section of the snorkel has two...
8166967 Systems and methods for intubation  
An intubation device is provided. The intubation device comprises a movable guide having a guide extension, and a guide tip; at least one trachea condition sensor to detect a trachea condition...
8161966 Respiratory muscle endurance training device and method for the use thereof  
A respiratory muscle endurance training device (RMET) includes a chamber and a patient interface. In one implementation, one or both of a CO2 sensor or a temperature sensor can be coupled to the...
8161967 Bougie device  
A bougie device for guiding insertion of an endotracheal tube into an airway of a person, comprises an elongate body of shape memory and self-lubricating material, for example Teflon™. Accordingly...
8162921 Method and device for nasal irrigation and drug delivery  
A method and device for nasal irrigation and drug delivery wherein fluid held in a canister is atomized via a compressed air supply to create particles sized for penetration and retention in the...
8161971 Nasal and oral patient interface  
A patient interface for communicating fluids to and/or from a patient's nasal cavity and/or oral cavity is disclosed. In addition, a patient interface for fluid and physiological function...
8156829 Methods of acoustic measurement and control of pharmaceutical sprays  
Methods of modulating a characteristic of a pharmaceutical compound spray by acoustic measurement and control of the pharmaceutical spray are disclosed. The methods include analyzing a selected...
8157128 Indicating device  
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...
8158773 RNAi modulation of RSV and therapeutic uses thereof  
The present invention is based on the in vivo demonstration that RSV can be inhibited through intranasal administration of iRNA agents as well as by parenteral administration of such agents....
8156933 Cloud nebulizer  
A nebulizer apparatus according to the present invention has an enclosure including a primary chamber of ambient air, a medicant chamber and a secondary chamber. The secondary chamber is for...
8156934 Device for securing airway tubing to a patient  
An airway tube securing device (ASTD) having a tubular constrictor attached to an oral piece and a fastener for fastening the ASTD to the face of a patient provides for the correct placing and...
8156937 Portable ventilator system  
A portable ventilator uses a Roots-type blower as a compressor to reduce both the size and power consumption of the ventilator. Various functional aspects of the ventilator are delegated to...
8151790 Volume exchanger valve system and method to increase circulation during CPR  
A method for regulating gas flows into and out of a patient includes repetitively forcing respiratory gases out of the lungs. Respiratory gases are prevented from entering back into the lungs...