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8851073 Patient interface having an integrated system for communicating data to a ventilator  
A medical device may include a patient interface for use in a breathing assistance system, an electronic device coupled to the patient interface, and one or more electrical conductors at least...
8753286 Spirometer with replaceable flow tube  
The invention relates to a spirometer for measuring pulmonary respiration of a test subject, comprising a body and a sensor unit, wherein the sensor unit can be interchanged with further sensor...
8740808 Adaptive temperature sensor for breath monitoring device  
A system and method for sleep monitoring, diagnosing and sensing temperature and pressure for a breathing cycle of a patient including a sensing device suitable for both nasal and oral breath...
8696588 Device and method for determining a respiration rate  
A device (1) and a corresponding method are provided for determining and/or monitoring the respiration rate based on measurement with more than one sensor (5, 7, 9, 13, 15). The device may be part...
8698635 Systems and methods for intelligent medical vigilance with alert cause indication  
An intelligent medical vigilance system that observes and analyzes, and, only in the event of a clinically significant negative condition, notifies and reports the event to the care staff...
8627821 Method and device for decreasing contamination  
Methods and devices to determine rate of particle production and the size range for the particles produced for an individual are described herein. The device (10) contains a mouthpiece (12), a...
8613702 Device, apparatus and method for obtaining physiological signals by way of a feeding tube  
A neonatal feeding tube (10) includes electronics and instrumentation for monitoring a neonate and for provides nourishment to the neonate. The tube (10) includes electrodes (20) for sensing ECG...
8579829 System and method for monitoring breathing  
A system for monitoring the breathing status of a patient comprises a first temperature sensor and a second temperature sensor. The first temperature sensor is arranged to measure the temperature...
8403861 Detection of respiratory system lesions  
Humidity profiles of exhaled air of individuals obtained using a sensor to detect water vapor content or temperature versus time of exhalation may exhibit an irregularity indicative of a...
8323207 Method and device for measurement of exhaled respiratory gas temperature  
An apparatus for the measurement of exhaled respiratory gas temperature during free voluntary tidal breathing, comprises a housing 1 defining a chamber, an air inlet 2 for receiving a stream of...
8303173 Dual potting temperature probe  
A temperature probe, such as for a respiratory system in which breathable gases are supplied to a patient, includes a housing having an external wall and an internal cavity defining an end and an...
8210173 Breathing assistance system having integrated electrical conductors communicating data  
A medical device may include a gas delivery apparatus, a patient interface, a connection system, and an electrical circuit. The gas delivery apparatus may be configured to deliver gas to a...
7967759 Endoscopic system with integrated patient respiratory status indicator  
The system 10 includes an endoscopic probe 20 and an expired air sampling device 24 functionally connected to a control console 28. In use, the endoscopic probe 20 is routed through a body lumen...
7862523 Force or pressure sensor and method for applying the same  
The invention relates to a force or pressure sensor and a method for applying the same. The pressure sensor includes a substantially rigid, mechanical-load resistant frame, a flexible diaphragm...
7789837 System and method for treating obstructive sleep apnea  
A system and method for treating obstructive sleep apnea by terminating an obstructive sleep apnea event before the cessation of breathing occurs. The system has one or more microphones capable of...
7690378 Methods, systems and devices for monitoring respiratory disorders  
Methods, systems and devices are provided for monitoring respiratory disorders based on monitored factors of a photoplethysmography (PPG) signal that is representative of peripheral blood volume....
7629890 System and methods for intelligent medical vigilance with bed exit detection  
An intelligent medical vigilance system that observes and analyzes, and, only in the event of a clinically significant negative condition, notifies and reports the event to the care staff...
7608047 Reusable snore/air flow sensor  
A sensor for use with a polysomnograph in a sleep lab setting is made reusable by laminating a PVDF film and associated lead contacts within a flexible, moisture-impervious plastic envelope that...
7418859 Device for measuring a volume flow with inductive coupling  
A device for measuring a volume flow, especially a tidal volume flow sensor, with a flow channel (1) and with a sensor element (6) arranged within the flow channel (1), is shown and described. The...
RE40470 Body function measuring apparatus  
Body function measuring apparatus which provides: (1) an indication of the body function being measured, and (2) a loose probe condition by determining that the difference between the rate of...
7390304 Respiratory exchange ratio sensor  
A device for directly measuring a person's respiratory exchange ratio (RER) utilizes a Zn-air battery cell and a constant current load circuit as an O2 pump capable of drawing oxygen from expired...
7304580 Intelligent medical vigilance system  
An intelligent medical vigilance system that observes and analyzes, and, only in the event of a clinically significant negative condition, notifies and reports the event to the care staff...
7207947 System and method for detecting circadian states using an implantable medical device  
Techniques are provided for detecting the circadian state of a patient using an implantable medical device based on selected blood carbon dioxide (CO2) parameters. In one example, the implantable...
7087027 Device and method for monitoring respiration  
A system and method are provided to monitor a patient's respiration during and after medical/surgical procedures, as well as in clinical situations wherein the patient is at increased risk for...
7052470 Breathing detection/confirmation device  
A breath detection/confirmation device includes a sensor for determining if an infant or other person is breathing, and a means for generating a human perceptible signal in response thereto. In...
6910481 Pressure support compliance monitoring system  
A compliance monitoring system and method in which a modular compliance monitor is selectively disposed in-line in a patient circuit of a pressure support system. The monitor includes a housing...
6659963 Apparatus for obtaining temperature and humidity measurements  
A probe for obtaining temperature and humidity readings within the oral and nasal cavity. An elongated tube having a wire cage at one of its ends, includes first and second longitudinally...
6491642 Pyro/piezo sensor  
A combination thermal and vibration sensor for use in sleep monitoring equipment comprises a thin film of a plastic exhibiting both pyroelectric and piezoelectric properties. By providing a layer...
6485432 Pyro/piezo sensor with enhanced sound response  
A combination thermal and vibration sensor for use in sleep monitoring equipment comprises a thin film of plastic exhibiting both pyroelectric and piezoelectric properties. By providing a layer of...
6368287 Integrated sleep apnea screening system  
This invention is a method, and device, suitable for use without professional medical supervision, for screening for sleep apnea. All elements of the device are housed in a small, flexible,...
6308705 Integrated lung therapy method  
In a lung therapy method, hyperpolarized gas is administered for one breath to a subject, and a magnetic resonance scan of at least one lung of the subject is conducted. The data obtained from the...
6165133 Apparatus and method for monitoring breathing patterns  
A pressure sensor is combined with a temperature sensor to monitor a patient's breathing patterns. The combination of sensors enables an analysis of the patient's breathing patterns to be made...
5964720 Method and system for monitoring the physiological condition of a patient  
A system for the monitoring of a patient's physiological condition, including a measuring device for measuring the mechanical activity of a patient's body, including a module for detecting...
5848974 Lung protection electrocautery  
The present invention reliably provides a lung protection function for an electrocautery device by unitizing an automatic bovie activation/inactivation unit. The lung protection unit utilizes a...
5765563 Patient monitoring system  
A method and apparatus for performing scoring analysis of the pathological sleep events of apnea, hypopnea and desaturation of a patient from a sampled data set of only three sensor signals,...
5735284 Method and system for non-invasive determination of the main cardiorespiratory parameters of the human body  
A method and a system for non-invasively determining at least one main cardiorespiratory parameter of an individual, such as the Stroke Volume, at least one parameter characterizing balance of the...
5676132 Pulmonary interface system  
A device for sensing the respiratory air of a patient. The device includes a venturi tube through which the patient inspires and expires, the tube having a constricted midportion. The tube also...
5582182 Abnormal dyspnea perception detection system and method  
Apparatus and methods to test respiratory patients for altered dyspnea awareness. The device imposes a defined inspiratory resistive load under controlled breathing conditions and records the...
5573004 Electrically stable electrode and sensor apparatus  
An apparatus and method for electrically stable electrodes and sensors having a flexible base or substrate. One or more flexible and pressure sensitive resistors having a high resistance and a...
5562101 Portable spirometer with improved accuracy  
A spirometric measurement device includes an arrangement for computation of a dynamic BTPS correction factor, to compensate for temperature-related volume changes due to cooling of expired gas....
5558099 Flow sensor system  
A plurality of flow sensors are fabricated on a single substrate. The substrate is laid out to provide the proper physical relationship of the individual sensors. The resulting multiple sensor...
RE34938 Non-invasive method for measuring lung tissue volume and pulmonary blood flow and a probe to carry out the method  
This is a non-invasive method for measuring pulmonary blood flow and lung tissue volume, called airway thermal volume consisting of dynamic registration of respiratory heat losses in ventilatory...
5413111 Bead thermistor airflow sensor assembly  
A bead thermistor air flow sensor assembly comprising bead thermistor and circuit conductor completely encapsulated between upper and lower layers of thin plastic film. The thermistors are mounted...
5394883 Multiple thin film sensor system  
A plurality of flow sensors are fabricated using thin film deposition techniques on a single substrate. The deposition is performed to provide the proper physical relationship of the individual...
5383469 Neonatal hemolysis detection using end-tidal breath sampler and analyzer apparatus  
Apparatus for use in a hospital nursery, clinic, or physician's office for the sampling and analysis of neonatal end-tidal breath for carbon monoxide as an indication of hemolysis and subsequent...
5311875 Breath sensing apparatus  
A breathing sensor comprising a thin flexible compliant film transducer exhibiting piezoelectric and pyroelectric properties. The transducer preferably comprises a thin film of polyvinylidene...
5279304 Nasal volume meter  
The present invention pertains to an apparatus for measuring nasal air flow. The apparatus includes a head for interacting with at least one of the nasal cavities of a patient. The head has a...
5265624 Stimulation collar  
A system for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea packaged in a collar assembly with remote electrodes which can be worn by a patient without any special preparation. The collar assembly has...
5230331 Hot wire anemometer adapted for insertion in a calibration socket of a pulmonary gas flow monitor  
A hot wire sensor has a cylindrical light-transparent tube having two opaque patches adjacent the two tube ends, respectively, and with one platinum "hot" wire mounted about centrally therein and...
5190048 Thermistor airflow sensor assembly  
A thermistor airflow sensor assembly adapted to be mounted adjacent the mouth and nose of a patient for monitoring the breathing of the patient, with the assembly comprising thin, flexible,...

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