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4691702 Aspirating device  
An aspirating device includes a flexible catheter having a proximal portion including a proximal end, a distal portion including a distal end and a passageway therethrough. The catheter is adapted...
4683879 Dual function connector for use with endotracheal apparatus  
A dual function connector for releasable attachment to an endopharyngeal tube, airway intubator or the like. The connector comprises a cylindrical tube having a large diameter proximal portion...
4678106 Dispensing device  
A device is provided for dispensing a mixture of propellant and product (e.g. medicament) from a pressurized aerosol container (3). The device has a housing (1) receiving the container (3), a...
4674496 Double-lumen tube adaptor  
Double-lumen tube adaptors for use with either single or dual anesthesia or ventillating machines enable the various features thereof to be utilized without airway disconnection or clamping,...
4649914 Rapid self-inflating tracheal tube with constant pressure control feature  
A tracheal tube assembly includes a dual balloon system upstream from the tracheal cuff and located externally to the patient. A pre-determined amount of air may be injected through a one-way...
4646733 Endotracheal tube for a high-frequency respirator  
An apparatus for the high-frequency artificial respiration of living animals or human beings has a flexible endotracheal tube for introduction into the trachea thereof. The flexible endotracheal...
4644947 Respirator  
A respirator for use in replacing or assisting the respiratory function in patients in whom spontaneous respiration is either absent or insufficient is described. The respirator includes a...
4627433 Tracheostomy device  
A tracheostomy device for insertion into the trachea for ventilation has inner and outer cannulae. A sealing cuff on the inner cannula forms a seal with a wall of the trachea. A housing connects...
4601465 Device for stimulating the human respiratory system  
A device for stimulating the human respiratory system by making breathing more difficult and limiting lung ventilation. The device comprises a mouth-piece for insertion in the mouth of a person,...
4582058 Tracheostoma valves  
A tracheostoma valve assembly for use with a tracheostomy tube or a speech prosthesis device includes a tubular housing structure containing a spring biased main valve which, during normal...
4569136 Method and apparatus for gratifying excessive oral needs  
To satisfy the sucking need present to some degree in all humans, a sucking device having the shape of a smoking pipe has its bowl filled with a consumable liquid which the user withdraws through...
4552142 Ventilator system having a control valve in the ventilator circuit  
The present invention relates to a ventilator system which utilizes a control valve to assist an attendant in disconnecting a ventilator conduit circuit from a patient's endotracheal tube. Prior...
4538620 Inhalation valve  
An inhalation valve for respiratory diagnosis and/or therapy is provided. A single rubber or the like diaphragm is mounted in a free floating fashion so that one portion would open upon...
4538607 Tracheostomy valve  
A permanent tracheostoma is often necessary in patients with respiratory diseases such as severe bronchial asthma or chronic bronchitis in order to reduce dead space. Another group of patients who...
4535767 Oxygen delivery apparatus  
An apparatus for delivering oxygen to a patient is preferably constructed so as to include an elongted, deformable receptacle having an open side extending along its length, a flexible, "floppy"...
4533137 Pulmonary training method  
A pulmonary training method for persons having COPD involving daily exercise by inhaling through a restricted opening with inspirative resistance less than that producing stress.
4494252 Laryngeal prosthesis  
An external, self-contained laryngeal prosthesis is adapted for use by a tracheostomized patient having a surgically-formed "pseudoglottis" separating the trachea and the hypopharynx. The...
4465062 Noninvasive seal for a sucking chest wound  
A noninvasive seal for a sucking chest wound has a rectangular base portion with an aperture in its center, and which is covered with an adhesive substance on its bottom surface. A one-way check...
4462400 Swimming apparatus  
A swimming apparatus that permits an individual with a laryngectomy to be able to swim. The apparatus comprises a mouthpiece, a throat sealing member and an air tube intercoupling the mouthpiece...
4461292 Cold weather breathing device with improved conduit and valve arrangement  
A cold weather breathing device having an improved conduit which has swivel connections and hinge connections, and having an improved dual-flap valve arrangement to reduce vibration and to provide...
4459984 Speaking tracheostomy tube  
The disclosure is of a tracheostomy tube for partial insertion into the trachea of a human, for the purpose of providing an airway from outside of the human's body directly into the trachea. The...
4441494 Cold weather breathing device  
A cold weather breathing device comprises a mouthpiece, a valve unit containing first and second valves in air communication with the mouthpiece and a conduit (preferably flexible) extending...
4435853 Voice prosthesis device and placement tool therefor  
A low pressure prosthesis device includes a cylindrical housing having a proximal end with strap elements extending outwardly from the proximal end, a distal end and a port operatively cooperating...
4416273 Connector valve assembly for endotracheal tubes  
A connector valve assembly for admission of catheters through endotracheal tubes employs a connector body having a tracheal tube port, a respiratory tube port and an end portion adapted for...
4365628 Avalanche survival vest  
This invention, the snow avalanche survival vest consists of a vest to be worn around the chest by skiers, and mountaineers. It is designed to provide oxygen to breath and to serve as a flotation...
4344427 Underwater breathing device  
An underwater breathing device is provided that is capable of separating breathable gas bubbles from water. A collection reservoir, open at one end is capable of collecting gas and conducting it...
4325366 Valve and method for use with a tracheotomy tube  
A valve and method for use with a tracheotomy tube is presented wherein a flexible diaphragm is located a predetermined distance from a valve seat, the diaphragm being sized to allow air to flow...
4324234 Dual chamber personal flotation device  
A dual chamber personal flotation device which allows rebreathing into it. One of the chambers is for flotation only and is inflated with CO2 ; the other is for rebreathing, and is inflated with...
4301810 Ventilatory muscle training apparatus  
A ventilatory muscle training apparatus is disclosed which utilizes a gas rebreathing system having a reservoir and a mouthpiece for use in conveying gas into and out of the reservoir during...
4280492 Tracheostomy tube  
An apparatus and device for permitting a person with a tracheostomy to speak while being ventilated. A tracheostomy tube having an orifice in its tubular wall and a valve means in operative...
4267832 Expiration valve apparatus for use with a respirator or like apparatus  
Valve apparatus for use in connection with a respirator or like apparatus, suitable for use in resuscitation, the valve apparatus providing a stepless or continuous adjustment of the...
4259951 Dual valve for respiratory device  
A dual valve for an inhalation device which permits air to be withdrawn from the device upon inhalation but which prevents the flow of air into the device upon exhalation. The valve includes a...
4230106 Articulated snorkel  
A snorkel for swimmers, having a basic concept of hydraulic bladders connected by tubes which block or open a blow hole of the snorkel tube; the bladder being under constant pressure from its own...
4226233 Respirators  
A respirator through which a person may breath air or a mixture of air and oxygen, and which vibrates the material passing through the respirator during inhalation and exhalation in such a manner...
4223411 Internal laryngeal prosthesis  
An internally worn laryngeal prosthesis for laryngectomized patients is described. The prosthesis is worn internally at the end of a surgically constructed fistula leading to the base of the...
4207884 Pressure controlled breathing apparatus  
A medical patient or other individual exhales air through a pressure control exhalation valve at a pressure which remains substantially constant during exhalation and corresponds to the residual...
4202330 Life support system and valve for use therewith  
This invention relates generally to the art of providing a method and apparatus having a source of breathable gas connected to a tracheal tube via a manually operable valve for performing an...
4174712 Device for use with medicinal inhalation devices  
A device for use with a medicinal inhalation device comprises a rotationally symmetrical chamber having an opening to be connected to a spray nozzle and a mouthpiece. The chamber diverges...
4156428 Tracheal tube with expandable cuff system  
A cuff system particularly useful with tracheal tubes and the like including an expandable cuff insertable into a patient's trachea for sealing engagement with the trachea wall. The cuff is formed...
4040428 Control valves for tracheotomy patient or laryngeal prosthesis  
The present invention provides improvements in a control valve adapted to be used by a tracheotomy patient or in a laryngeal prosthesis. In one form, the control valve has a housing provided with...
4036210 Double lumened catheter  
This invention comprises a novel aspiration-administration assembly which includes a fluid receptacle, a double lumened catheter, and a flow control means to simultaneously administer oxygen and...
4015608 Laryngectomy lung protector  
A laryngectomy lung protector is disclosed comprising breathing apparatus which is insertable in the throat in the region of the larynx and is sealed to the throat by means of an adjustable seal...
4010746 Regulator with water fill mechanism to prevent free flow  
The inhalation tube of a pressure regulator is divided by means of a baffle curved at its inner end adjacent the side wall of the chamber so that when the regulator is in the water with the...
3993059 Device for ventilating a patient  
A device for ventilating a patient by means of a lung ventilator which comprises a gas source and a controlled valve arrangement for intermittent feeding of breathing gas from the gas source. A...
3991762 Aspirating device for patient ventilation apparatus  
An aspirating device for a patient ventilation apparatus comprising a catheter cartridge, including an elongated catheter tube housed in an enclosing, protective housing, and a vacuum coupling...
3952335 Laryngeal prosthesis  
A laryngeal prosthesis for a post-laryngectomy patient includes a control valve, a fitting, and a conduit operatively communicating the control valve and fitting. The control valve has a housing...
3924637 Tracheotomy tube  
Voice prosthesis for rehabilition of the voices of laryngectomes includes a tracheotomy tube extending through the neck into the trachea. This normally prevents the patient involved from speaking,...
3863630 RESPIRATORY APPARATUS  
Respiratory apparatus comprising a multistage air displacing turbine driven by an electric motor and whose output is fed to a mouthpiece by way of an electromagnetically operated valve that is...
3844290 TRACHEOTOMY DEVICE  
A removable housing, fitting on a tracheotomy tube, includes an upright, flat type valve for freely and easily opening and closing the tracheotomy tube during breathing and physical exertions by...
3827440 CHECK-VALVE FOR TRACHEOTOMY TUBES  
A removable check-valve for installation on the external portion of a tracheotomy tube including a housing containing a free-floating, flat type disc for opening and closing the tracheotomy tube...

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