US Patent No: 7,882,837

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Forehead support for facial mask

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An adjustable forehead support for a nasal mask. The present invention discloses an adjustable forehead support for a nasal or full-face mask wherein the forehead support may be adjusted for the different shapes and sizes of a facial profile. The forehead support utilizes a dual-arm system which adjusts the position of the forehead support vis-à-vis the mask and/or air flow tube. The angle of the mask to the face may be adjusted with the present invention.

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RESMED LIMITEDBELLA VISTA NEW SOUTH WALES790

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Grant, William Edwin John London, GB 8 123
Kwok, Philip Rodney Chatswood, AU 204 2842
Matchett, Robert Stephen Mosman, AU 15 557

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RESMED R&D GERMANY GMBH (3)
8,402,972 Breathing mask arrangement and a forehead support device for same 1 2009
8,371,301 Breathing mask for feeding a breathing gas to a mask user and discharge device for discharging breathing gas 1 2010
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MAP-MEDIZINTECHNOLOGIE GMBH (1)
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RESMED LIMITED (1)
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