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Inventor:
Augustine; Scott Douglas
Address:
Bloomington, MN
No. of patents:
25
Patents:












Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
7871428 Surgical barrier device incorporating an inflatable thermal blanket with an attached surgical dr January 18, 2011
A surgical barrier device includes an inflatable thermal blanket with an attached surgical drape. The inflatable thermal blanket is inflatable through an inlet by a thermally-controlled inflating medium. An aperture array on the undersurface of the inflatable thermal blanket exhausts the
7338515 System, combination and method for controlling airflow in convective treatment March 4, 2008
In a convective system that includes a blower to thermally treat and pressurize air, a convective device to receive and convect the thermally-treated pressurized air, and an air hose to conduct a flow of thermally-treated pressurized air from the blower to an inlet port in the convec
7220273 Control of airflow to an inflatable thermal device May 22, 2007
Airflow provided through an air hose to the inlet port of an inflatable thermal device is controlled by a mechanical device disposed at an end of the air hose that is coupled to the inlet port. In response to coupling the end of the air hose to the inlet port, the mechanical device opera
7120951 System for warming lower extremities of supine persons October 17, 2006
A warming system, mounted to the foot of a bed, warms a person's lower extremities by directing air into the space between the mattress and overlaying blankets. A blower directs air into an elongated distribution chamber having many tiny exit apertures. The chamber is mounted at the
7108713 Surgical barrier device incorporating an inflatable thermal blanket with a surgical drape to pro September 19, 2006
A surgical barrier device includes an inflatable thermal blanket formed integrally with, or attached to, a surgical drape. The inflatable thermal blanket is inflatable through an inlet by a thermally-controlled inflating medium. An aperture array on the undersurface of the inflatable
7074982 Modular bandage July 11, 2006
A modular bandage for treating wounds located on highly contoured, non-planar regions of a person includes a standoff for placement near the wound, and a sheet of material for forming a sealed environment over the wound in conjunction with the standoff. The modular bandage may further
6974428 Modular bandage December 13, 2005
A modular bandage for treating wounds located on highly contoured, non-planar regions of a person includes a standoff for placement near the wound, and a sheet of material for forming a sealed environment over the wound in conjunction with the standoff. The modular bandage may further
6830049 Airway device with provision for coupling to an introducer December 14, 2004
A laryngeal airway device for sealing against the laryngeal opening includes an air tube with proximal and distal ends and a sealing member attached to the distal end. The airway device includes a tubular extension or snout for delivering air directly into the laryngeal opening; the snou
6775473 IV fluid warming system with detection of presence and orientation of an IV fluid heat exchanger August 10, 2004
An intravenous (IV) fluid warming system with a removable heat exchanger includes a presence detector. The system is for warming an IV fluid before infusion into a body. The system includes a warming unit for warming the IV fluid and an inlet slot for receiving a heat exchanger, preferab
6537307 Reusable thermal blanket with a multilayer sheet March 25, 2003
An inflatable thermal blanket with a multilayer sheet and a method of use are disclosed for delivering thermally-controlled air to a person. The apparatus includes an inflatable structure formed from joining a first sheet and a second sheet. An inlet is provided into the inflatable s
6535689 IV fluid warming system with detection of presence and alignment of cassette March 18, 2003
An intravenous (IV) fluid warming system with a removable heat exchanger includes a presence detector. The system is for warming an IV fluid before infusion into a body. The system includes a warming unit for warming the IV fluid and an inlet slot for receiving a heat exchanger, preferab
6528697 Modular bandage March 4, 2003
A modular bandage for treating wounds located on highly contoured, non-planar regions of a person includes a standoff for placement near the wound, and a sheet of material for forming a sealed environment over the wound in conjunction with the standoff. The modular bandage may further
6511501 Inflatable thermal pad with drainage January 28, 2003
An inflatable convective thermal pad is adapted for use under a patient. The pad has a surface on a layer that receives the patient and that provides for the passage of air through the layer and the surface toward the patient. One or more drain openings or channels are provided in the
6473920 System for warming lower extremities of supine persons November 5, 2002
A warming system, mounted to the foot of a bed, warms a person's lower extremities by directing air into the space between the mattress and overlaying blankets. A blower directs air into an elongated distribution chamber having many tiny exit apertures. The chamber is mounted at the
6447538 Control and detection of a condition between an inflatable thermal device and an air hose in a c September 10, 2002
A condition is detected between an inlet port of an inflatable thermal device, such as an inflatable thermal blanket, and an end of an air hose through which a flow of pressurized, thermally treated air is provided to the device by way of the inlet port. The condition may be disconnectio
6427686 Airway device with provision for coupling to an introducer August 6, 2002
A laryngeal airway device for sealing against the laryngeal opening includes an air tube with proximal and distal ends and a sealing member attached to the distal end. The sealing member includes a coupler for coupling the device to an introducer. Complementing the laryngeal airway d
6338343 Airway device with provision for lateral alignment, depth positioning, and retention in an airwa January 15, 2002
An airway device for sealing against the laryngeal opening includes an air tube with proximal and distal ends and a sealing member attached to the distal end. The sealing member has a distal portion with a pair of opposing lateral flanges for engaging the cricoid cartilage to laterally
6311688 Airway device with provision for coupling to an introducer November 6, 2001
A laryngeal airway device for scaling against the laryngeal opening includes an air tube with proximal and distal ends and a sealing member attached to the distal end. The sealing member includes a coupler for coupling the device to an introducer. Complementing the laryngeal airway d
6203567 Surgical barrier device incorporating an inflatable thermal blanket with a surgical drape to pro March 20, 2001
A surgical barrier device includes an inflatable thermal blanket formed integrally with, or attached to, a surgical drape. The inflatable thermal blanket is inflatable through an inlet by a thermally-controlled inflating medium. An aperture array on the undersurface of the inflatable the
6168612 Inflatable thermal blanket with a multilayer sheet January 2, 2001
An inflatable thermal blanket with a multilayer sheet and a method of use are disclosed for delivering thermally-controlled air to a person. The apparatus includes an inflatable structure formed from joining a first sheet and a second sheet. An inlet is provided into the inflatable s
6126681 Detection of a condition between an inflatable thermal device and an air hose in a convective wa October 3, 2000
A condition is detected between an inlet port of an inflatable thermal device, such as an inflatable thermal blanket, and an end of an air hose through which a flow of pressurized, thermally treated air is provided to the device by way of the inlet port. The condition may be disconnectio
6119695 Airway device with provision for lateral alignment, depth positioning, and retention in an airwa September 19, 2000
An airway device for sealing against the laryngeal opening includes an air tube with proximal and distal ends and a sealing member attached to the distal end. The sealing member has a distal portion with a pair of opposing lateral flanges for engaging the cricoid cartilage to laterally
6102936 Inflatable thermal pad with drainage August 15, 2000
An inflatable convective thermal pad is adapted for use under a patient. The pad has a surface on a layer that receives the patient and that provides for the passage of air through the layer and the surface toward the patient. One or more drain openings or channels are provided in the
5733320 Source of inflating medium with active noise cancellation for an inflatable thermal care apparat March 31, 1998
An electrically operated source provides a stream of thermally-controlled inflating medium to inflate an inflatable thermal care apparatus for treating a hospital patient while employing active noise cancellation to reduce noise created by the source, thereby provides a reduced noise
5674269 Patient warming system with user-configurable access panel October 7, 1997
An inflatable thermal care apparatus directs a thermally-controlled inflating medium into a thermal care zone to regulate a patient's body temperature, while providing selective access to desired parts of the patient. The apparatus includes an elongate member, inflatable and formable










 
 
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