Closed multi-fluid delivery system and method

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PATENT NO 4925444
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A multiple fluid delivery system usable for the delivery of intravenous fluids to a patient from a plurality of fluid sources includes flexible tubing members for coupling the sources to a fluid junction member. The fluid junction member, wherein little or no interfluid mixing occurs, is coupled by an output conduit to a controllable pump. Output from the pump, via a further fluid flow conduit, can be coupled to the patient's catheter. The system can multiplex a plurality of different fluids. Spaced apart sequences of fluid quanta are injected into the output conduit from the fluid flow junction. The fluids are either mixed, or not, in the output conduit as desired. Operator interaction and control of the system can occur either through a display screen or by means of a bar code sensor. Hard copy records can be provided of fluid flow delivery schedules or other related information.

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Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Inc.Not Provided5

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Huntley, Albin Concord, CA 2 579
Knowlton, Kimball J Lindenhurst, IL 3 747
Liber, Theodore Highland Park, IL 5 631
Orkin, Fredric I Deerfield, IL 6 635
Smith, Charles R Libertyville, IL 37 1203

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7849537 Equipment support having rotatable bumpers and hooks 1 2004
8262036 Transferable patient care equipment support 0 2005
* 2006/0043,244 Transferable patient care equipment support 6 2005
7884735 Transferable patient care equipment support 12 2006
7676865 Transferable patient care equipment support 12 2006
* 2006/0242,763 Transferable patient care equipment support 22 2006
8104729 Transferable patient care equipment support 6 2007
7735788 Patient care equipment management system 13 2007
7865983 Patient care equipment support transfer system 12 2007
7798456 Transferable patient care equipment support 5 2007
* 2009/0050,756 TRANSFERABLE PATIENT CARE EQUIPMENT SUPPORT 16 2007
7748672 Transferable patient care equipment support 9 2007
* 2009/0065,668 TRANSFERABLE PATIENT CARE EQUIPMENT SUPPORT 4 2007
7735266 Architectural system having transferrable life support cart 10 2008
8047484 Transferable patient care equipment support 1 2010
8056162 Patient support apparatus with motorized traction control 8 2010
8258973 Transferable patient care equipment support 3 2011
9286441 Hospital bed computer system having direct caregiver messaging 1 2014
* Cited By Examiner