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8833373 Nasally inserted airway opening device for obstructive sleep apnea treatment  
A nasally inserted airway opening device with inflatable cuff is provided to treat obstructive sleep apnea. The airway opening device includes a hollow flexible tube extending between a proximal...
8826909 Respiratory face mask and headstrap assembly  
A respiratory face mask is provided suitably sized and configured to engage the nose portion, mouth portion and chin portion of a patient's face. The face mask is characterized by a cup-like shell...
8826906 Methods and apparatus with improved ventilatory support cycling  
A ventilator that delivers air at different pressures to a patient during inspiratory and expiratory cycles of breathing and that cycles from inspiratory to expiratory operation when the patient's...
8826908 Elbow for mask assembly  
An elbow assembly for use in a respiratory mask, which includes an elbow, an inlet port, an exhaust port, and a baffle separating the inlet port from the exhaust port. A mask assembly includes a...
8826905 Respiratory face mask and breathing circuit assembly  
A disposable breathing circuit is adapted to be connected between a disposable face mask and a vacuum source for delivering fresh gas to the face mask and for scavenging waste gas exhaled from the...
8821801 Conversion of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) to nitric oxide (NO)  
A nitric oxide delivery system, which includes a gas bottle having nitrogen dioxide in air, converts nitrogen dioxide to nitric oxide and employs a surface-active material, such as silica gel,...
8820318 Drug dispenser  
One aspect provides a drug dispenser device comprising a housing; extending from the housing, an outlet for insertion into a body cavity of a patient; provided to the housing and moveable with...
8820316 Drug delivery apparatus  
A drug delivery apparatus comprising: a drug delivery device for selectively delivering drug-laden air or air not laden with the drug; a sensor for monitoring the breathing pattern of a patient; a...
8820662 Nozzle and nozzle holder for an aerosol generator  
A nozzle for generating an aerosol from a fluid and a gas is described. The nozzle comprises at least one wettable cone-shaped gas exit channel that widens in a direction of gas flow from a cone...
8820320 Bite blocks  
Bite blocks providing an instrument lumen 62 for use during transoral medical procedures may be made from a material having a Shore D hardness less than 60 for improved patient comfort. An air way...
8820321 Storage system for powdered pharmaceuticals, and inhaler equipped with this system  
In order to improve the administration of powdered pharmaceuticals, the invention proposes a storage system for powdered pharmaceuticals, in particular for use or integration in a powder inhaler,...
8820317 Turbo-inhaler  
The invention relates to a turbo-inhaler, comprising an active-liquid container (1) holding a liquid having an active ingredient dissolved therein, a nebulizer (2), by means of which liquid can be...
8820325 Bymixer apparatus and method for fast-response, adjustable measurement of mixed gas fractions in ventilation circuits  
Bymixer devices and methods for sampling or obtaining data from mixed respiratory gases in a ventilation circuit. Respiratory gasses from a plurality of consecutive breaths become mixed within a...
8820319 Guide device for tracheal intubation  
A guide adapted for facilitating insertion of a medical device into the trachea of a patient is disclosed. The guide includes an integral curved-shaped member having at least a first leg at one...
8813743 Atomizer  
An atomizer for the delivery, and in particular, the atomization of a formulation, particularly, a powder. A simple construction and simple intuitive operation are made possible, in particular, by...
8812081 Time of flight based tracheal tube placement system  
According to various embodiments, a tracheal tube may employ optical sensing techniques for determining a distance between the inserted tube and an anatomical structure, such as a carina. The...
8808786 Medicinal inhalation devices and components thereof  
Medicinal inhalation devices and components having a non-metal coating and a fluorine-containing coating bonded to the non-metal coating wherein the fluorine-containing coating comprises an at...
8810408 Medication management and reporting technology  
Medication management and reporting technology, in which output from at least one sensor configured to sense physical activity in a building in which medication of a patient is located is...
8807133 Resuscitator and aspirator technology  
An aspiration and resuscitation system which is useable to perform aspiration and/or resuscitation procedures on living beings, particularly small animals, and most particularly newborn small...
8807131 Compliance monitoring for asthma inhalers  
Devices and methods are disclosed for monitoring a patient's compliance with an asthma inhaler treatment regimen. The device may monitor an inhaler's motion to determine whether the motion is...
RE45068 Aerosol delivery apparatus  
An apparatus and method for performing positive pressure (PP) therapy alone or in combination with an aerosol delivery apparatus. The positive pressure apparatus includes a positive pressure valve...
8800551 Drug delivery device  
A drug delivery device mainly has a housing, which can be easily held and operated. The housing has one end formed with an adjustment seat capable of adjusting a range distance, and the other end...
8800559 Inhaler 624  
The disclosure relates to an Breath actuated inhaler (BAI) actuator, comprising: a loading element capable of being loaded with an actuation force, a breath actuated trigger mechanism arranged to...
8800557 System and process for supplying respiratory gas under pressure or volumetrically  
The object of the invention is a device for supplying respiratory gas to a patient according to respiratory cycles, comprising a gaseous flow rate generator provided with a turbine with low...
8800550 Medicament delivery assembly  
The disclosure relates to a medicament delivery assembly that has a mouthpiece provided with an air amplifier and a primer source, where the mouthpiece and the air amplifier are each connected to...
8800552 Tracheal tube and tube extension  
The present disclosure describes systems that may extend the proximal length of a tracheal tube. A tracheal tube extension system may be provided that includes secure attachment features used to...
8794237 Oxygen concentrator apparatus and method having flow restricted coupling of the canisters  
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...
8794230 Articulated oral airway  
One embodiment of an oral airway comprised of two articulating parts which displace the tongue anteriorly and stent open the oropharynx. This device reversibly locks in a conformation which allows...
8795741 Methods for treating patients who are candidates for inhaled nitric oxide treatment  
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 the patient, leading...
8794234 Inversion-based feed-forward compensation of inspiratory trigger dynamics in medical ventilators  
A ventilator and method of ventilator control. The ventilator includes a pneumatic system for providing and receiving breathing gas, and a controller operatively coupled with the pneumatic system....
8795314 Nasal support device and method  
The present disclosure provides a device and method for facilitating air flow in the nasal passages of a mammal. The nasal support device (NSD) disclosed herein is useful for facilitating air flow...
8789524 Pulse width modulated medical gas concentration control  
A specified concentration of oxygen in a medical gas delivered to a patient by a gas delivery system can be achieved through the use of pulse width modulation control of the flows of one or more...
8783255 Medical device tube having suction lumen and an associated suctioning system  
Various embodiments of a tracheal tube having a suction lumen are provided. For example, the suction lumen may be associated with two spaced apart pressure transducers, whereby a pressure drop...
8783256 Laryngeal mask airway device  
The invention relates to a laryngeal mask airway device (1) for insertion into patient to provide an airway passage to the patient's glottic opening, the device (1) including an airway tube (2), a...
8783254 Tracheostomy tubes  
A tracheostomy tube has an inner skeletal frame (40) of a relatively stiff plastics material having a longitudinal spine (45) and several annular ribs (42) extending around the frame. A thin,...
8776786 Pulse drug nebulization system, formulations therefore, and methods of use  
Liquid nebulizer apparatus, systems, and formulation compositions, as well as systems for the nebulized, aerosol delivery of such compositions, for the administration and insufflation of medicinal...
8776796 Apparatus and method for improved assisted ventilation  
Devices and methods for allowing for improved assisted ventilation of a patient. The methods and devices provide a number of benefits over conventional approaches for assisted ventilation. For...
8776797 Laryngeal mask airway device  
A laryngeal mask airway device for insertion into a patient to provide an airway passage to the patient's glottic opening. The device includes an airway tube, a mask attached to the airway tube, a...
8776787 Adaptor and breathing assist device using the same  
An adaptor includes a housing and a plurality of blades disposed inside the housing. The adaptor can be utilized with a breathing assist device such as a Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)...
8770194 Gas assisted re-breathing device  
A gas assisted re-breathing device is provided for life support of individuals venturing into harsh environments, particularly the underwater environment, which results in reduced work of...
8770188 Metered dose inhaler spacer  
A metered dose inhaler (MDI) spacer has a body that defines a dose receiving chamber. A proximal end portion coupled between the body and a mouth port through which a metered dose may be inhaled...
8770187 Aerosol dispensing device  
An aerosol dispensing device comprises a tubular body that provides a plenum, a mouthpiece having an outlet, a valve for dispensing fluid from a canister as an aerosol with relatively large and...
8770190 Connectors for connecting components of a breathing apparatus  
A breathing apparatus includes components, including, but not limited to, a flow generator, a patient interface, and a delivery conduit. A connector for connecting components of the breathing...
8770189 Endoscopic bite block  
According to a preferred embodiment of the present invention there is provided a bite block assembly adapted for capnography and oxygen delivery to a subject, the bite block assembly (50)...
8771350 Air-operated speech aid  
An air-operated speech aid that includes a cover cup, a tube, a sound guide tube, a gasket, and an internal tube. The cover cup of the speech aid is provided with a breathing hole, and a side of...
8766790 Wireless identification of a component of a pressure support system  
An airway pressure support system (2) that includes a pressure generating device (4) structured to produce a flow of gas and a component (8) such as a patient interface device (8) structured to be...
8757160 Self-cleaning and sterilizing medical tube  
The self-cleaning and sterilizing medical tube may include a combination of an endotracheal tube or a tracheostomy tube and a suction catheter that decreases the tendency of mucus and bacteria to...
8757146 Circumferential aerosol device  
The present application discloses devices and methods for delivering a therapeutic compound to the olfactory epithelium of an animal or human. The device having one or more channels for imparting...
8757150 Condensation reduction and management systems in a gas flow delivery system  
Condensation management techniques for a gas flow delivery system. The techniques include providing a radiant barrier associated with patient circuit and/or a patient interface, providing a water...
8757145 Ejection head cartridge and inhalation apparatus the same is attachable thereto  
An ejection head cartridge and an inhalation apparatus may limit turbulence in an air stream and reduce the likelihood of collisions of ejected drug in an air flow channel so that the drug can be...