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8584678 Medical tubes for selective mechanical ventilation of the lungs  
A single lumen endobronchial tube for selective mechanical ventilation of the lungs can include a medical tube having a single lumen with an opening at each of opposed distal and proximal ends of...
8585659 Piercing device for drug delivery systems  
Devices for delivery of medical compositions in either liquid or powder form include a piercing device for piercing a flexible sheet material in which when contained in a flexible blister dosage...
8584669 Inhaler  
An inhaler (1) is proposed (see FIG. 1), for the inhalation of a formulation (2) from capsules (3) that each contain one dose of the formulation. The capsules are preferably each emptied in a...
8578934 Indicating device with warning dosage indicator  
An indicating device suitable for indicating the number of dosages of a substance that have been dispensed from or remain in a container includes at least one first indicator member incrementally...
8578938 Apparatus and methods for treating sleep apnea  
An apparatus and method for treating sleep apnea and/or snoring is provided. The apparatus includes an appliance sized and structured to be placed in the pharyngeal region of a human or animal and...
8578932 Inhaler and a method of operating it  
A Breath Actuated Inhaler having a canister with a medication dispensed when compressing the canister. Compression of the canister is prevented by a mechanism only allowing compression when an air...
8578931 Methods and apparatus for storing chemical compounds in a portable inhaler  
The invention provides exemplary aerosolization apparatus and methods for aerosolizing a substance. According to one exemplary method, a liquid is transferred from a first chamber into a second...
8573197 Powder dispersion apparatus, method of making and using the apparatus, and components that can be used on the apparatus and other devices  
Methods and apparatuses for the pulmonary delivery of a composition, such as methods and apparatuses for dispersing dry powder medicaments for inhalation by a patient. Elements or aspects of the...
8573204 Metering device for the inhalation of a pulverulent substance  
A dosing device can be activated by a vacuum air stream of a user for the inhalation of a powder substance, particularly medicine, which is arranged in a supply chamber and which can be brought out...
8573218 Tracheostomy tube  
An improved tracheostomy tube providing a decreased tendency to produce rubbing, pressure necrosis, ulceration and scarring of the tracheal mucosa. The tube typically includes a rigid proximal...
8573206 Pressure-controlled breathing aid  
The ventilation module (8) regulates the inspiratory pressure (P) according to an inspiratory pressure order (AI). A control module (9) compares the breathed volume at each cycle (VTI) with a...
8573198 Devices and methods for aerosol therapy using hyperbaric tonometry  
Methods and devices for creating a supersaturated liquid solution having dissolved gas with hyperbaric partial pressures and aerosolizing the supersaturated solution via a nebulizer. High partial...
8573201 Patient interface systems  
A headgear for use with a patient interface for delivering a flow of breathable gas to a patient includes at least a strap (741) adapted to position the patient interface in sealing engagement with...
8573219 Method and device for non-invasive ventilation with nasal interface  
A nasal ventilation interface including a pair of tubes configured to deliver a ventilation gas. The tubes are attachable at a first end to a ventilation gas supply hose and engageable at a second...
8573202 Packaging and delivery of pharmaceuticals and drugs  
A blister pack for use with inhalation therapy inhalers comprises an elongate bottom element having an overlying top element defining a plurality of spaced top crowned areas containing powder or...
8573211 Respiratory mask seal and mask using same  
A seal and a mask using a seal that includes a first end portion adapted to be coupled to a seal support, a second end portion adapted for sealing engagement with a face of a user, and a sidewall...
8567390 Discharge device for nasal application  
Discharge device for nasal application of medicaments. The invention relates to a discharge device (10) for nasal application of medicaments, with a main body (A) having a contact surface (10b)...
8567393 User interface for sedation and analgesia delivery systems and methods  
The present invention comprises a user interface for systems and methods for sedation and analgesia delivery. The user interface receives input from a user of a sedation and analgesia delivery...
8567398 Pressure support system and method  
A pressure generating system and method for generating a flow of fluid at a pressure above atmospheric pressure. The system includes a pressure generator and a valve that controls the pressure/flow...
8567399 Methods and devices for providing inspiratory and expiratory flow relief during ventilation therapy  
Respiratory support and/or controlled mechanical ventilation of a patient are provided. A ventilation apparatus may include a ventilator, a transtracheal prosthesis, and a respiratory relief...
8567389 Anesthesia system  
An anesthesia system is provided including an anesthesia apparatus, an anesthetic dispenser with an anesthetic reservoir, at least one dispensing parameter detection means, a contactless interface...
8561618 Adjustable nasal passage expander  
An article to improve nasal passage air flow may be a strip that comprises a flexible resilient material, and has a first end and a second end, and a top surface and a bottom surface, with at least...
8561607 Heated nebulizer devices, nebulizer systems, and methods for inhalation therapy  
Nebulizer assemblies and systems are disclosed. A nebulizer assembly includes a reservoir and a nebulizer for producing an aerosolized gas. An aerosolized gas outlet passes the aerosolized gas. A...
8561605 Atraumatic introducer for nasal endotracheal tubes and its method of use  
The present invention provides an intubation device including a nasal endotracheal tube having a proximal, relative to a person inserting the nasal endotracheal tube, end and a distal end; and an...
RE44545 Respirator mask with hygienic protection  
The invention relates to a respirator mask with hygienic protection. More specifically, the invention relates to a respirator face mask (2) which provides physiological protection, comprising: an...
8565855 MRI method  
A method of operating a magnetic resonance imaging scanner for imaging the heart of a patient comprising inducing apnoea in the patient; sensing an electrical heart waveform; in response thereto...
8561604 Liquid dispensing apparatus and methods  
The invention provides methods and apparatus for nebulizing liquids. In one exemplary embodiment, an apparatus is provided which comprises a thin shell member having a front surface, a rear...
8555875 Inhalation devices and related methods for administration of sedative hypnotic compounds  
An inhalation device for administering one or more sedatives via pulmonary delivery for treating a sleep disturbance.
8556191 Spray head including a sonotrode  
A device for spraying a cosmetic composition may include a sonotrode, the sonotrode having an end collar defining an ejection surface for ejecting particles of composition, the collar being...
8555886 Endoscopic bite block  
An endoscopic bite block, with teeth position defining regions which guide the subject's teeth to grip the bite block in their natural position, with the teeth of the upper jaw positioned further...
8555877 Nasal delivery device  
A delivery device (20, 22) for and a method of delivering a substance to the nasal airway (1) of a subject, in particular the posterior region of the nasal airway, the delivery device comprising: a...
8555876 Fail-safe module integral with a sedation and analgesia system and method  
The invention provides a fail-safe module (FSM) integral with a sedation and analgesia system that meets the high-reliability needs of sedation and/or analgesia delivered by non-anesthetist...
8555874 Aerosolization device  
An aerosol transfer device for medical aerosol generators includes a body, fluidically coupled to a nebulizer and to a patient interface. An ambient air intake is formed into a lower body. The body...
8555878 Nasal delivery device  
A delivery device (20, 22) for and a method of delivering a substance to the nasal airway (1) of a subject, in particular the posterior region of the nasal airway, the delivery device comprising: a...
8555873 Exposure system  
A system and a method for studying or predicting the interaction between a lung and an aerosolized agent. The system comprises an aerosol generator (10) sealingly connected to an exposure...
8550079 Respiratory nasal filter  
A respiratory nasal filter including an outer ring having concentric outer periphery and inner periphery sized to the periphery of a user's nasal orifice, a filter layer having an outer periphery...
8550068 Atomizer-vaporizer for a personal vaporizing inhaler  
A personal vapor inhaling unit is disclosed. An electronic flameless vapor inhaler unit that may simulate a cigarette has a cavity that receives a cartridge in the distal end of the inhaler unit....
8550067 Visual indicator for an aerosol medication delivery apparatus and system  
A delivery system includes a holding chamber with first, second and third openings, and independently moveable first, second and third flow control members. A delivery system includes a holding...
8550076 Vacuum attachment and breathing circuit apparatus  
An ambient or room air vacuum attachment or nozzle is provided proximal to the connection between a breathing circuit and the protruding inlet port of a respiratory face mask, and a tubular...
8551454 Device for intranasal administration  
Disclosed herein are vials and devices containing a ketorolac solution for intranasal administration and a head space comprising no more than about 10% v/v oxygen and which vials and devices are...
8550073 Nasal delivery  
A nasal delivery device for and method of delivering substance to a nasal cavity of a subject, the delivery device comprising: a nosepiece unit (20, 24) including a nosepiece (17) for fitting to a...
8545463 Ophthalmic fluid reservoir assembly for use with an ophthalmic fluid delivery device  
A reservoir assembly for use in an ophthalmic fluid delivery device adapted to deliver an ophthalmic fluid in the form of a mist to an ocular region of a patient is provided, wherein the device has...
8544468 System, apparatus and method for maintaining airway patency and pressure support ventilation  
An assembly for modifying airflow into a nasopharyngeal airway or trachea of a patient. A valve assembly having an inlet and an outlet attaches to a traditional airflow generator. A valve seal...
8544463 Overmolded manifold O-ring  
A respiratory access assembly includes a distal plate having one port and cuff and an axially aligned proximal plate including a first port and first cuff and a second port and second cuff. The...
8544462 Systems and methods for aerosol delivery of agents  
Aerosol delivery systems and methods for delivering an agent to a patient are described herein. In particular embodiments, an insulated receptacle is connected to a housing and holds a vial of an...
8548564 Tracheal tube locating system and method  
According to various embodiments, a sensor may be placed on a patient chest adjacent to a desired position of a distal end of a tracheal tube. The sensor may be configured to emit an...
8544461 Device and method for tempering and humidifying gas, especially respiratory air  
A device and a process for the heating and humidification of gas, especially respiratory gas. Fluid from a fluid reservoir is supplied to a sprinkling type chamber where, for the purpose of...
8544467 Determining suitable ventilator settings for patients with alveolar hypoventilation during sleep  
A method and apparatus for determining suitable settings for a servo-ventilator to be used during sleep. Respiratory characteristics of a patient are measured during an awake learning period. With...
8539951 Oscillating positive respiratory pressure device  
An oscillating positive respiratory pressure apparatus and a method of performing oscillating positive respiratory pressure therapy. The apparatus includes a housing having an interior chamber, a...
8539949 Ventilation system with a two-point perspective view  
The disclosure describes a novel approach for displaying information on a ventilator system. The disclosure describes a novel respiratory system including a primary display and system status...