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1. (WO2005123165) INHALATION BREATH ASSISTANT APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ASSISTING IN INHALATION THERAPIES
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Pub. No.: WO/2005/123165 International Application No.: PCT/EP2005/052692
Publication Date: 29.12.2005 International Filing Date: 10.06.2005
IPC:
A61M 15/00 (2006.01) ,A61B 5/087 (2006.01) ,A63B 23/18 (2006.01) ,G09B 23/28 (2006.01)
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
M
DEVICES FOR INTRODUCING MEDIA INTO, OR ONTO, THE BODY; DEVICES FOR TRANSDUCING BODY MEDIA OR FOR TAKING MEDIA FROM THE BODY; DEVICES FOR PRODUCING OR ENDING SLEEP OR STUPOR
15
Inhalators
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
B
DIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
5
Measuring for diagnostic purposes; Identification of persons
08
Measuring devices for evaluating the respiratory organs
087
Measuring breath flow
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
63
SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
B
APPARATUS FOR PHYSICAL TRAINING, GYMNASTICS, SWIMMING, CLIMBING, OR FENCING; BALL GAMES; TRAINING EQUIPMENT
23
Exercising apparatus specially adapted for particular parts of the body
18
for improving respiratory function
G PHYSICS
09
EDUCATING; CRYPTOGRAPHY; DISPLAY; ADVERTISING; SEALS
B
EDUCATIONAL OR DEMONSTRATION APPLIANCES; APPLIANCES FOR TEACHING, OR COMMUNICATING WITH, THE BLIND, DEAF OR MUTE; MODELS; PLANETARIA; GLOBES; MAPS; DIAGRAMS
23
Models for scientific, medical, or mathematical purposes, e.g. full-sized device for demonstration purposes
28
for medicine
Applicants:
NOVO NORDISK A/S [DK/DK]; Novo Allé DK-2880 Bagsværd, DK (AllExceptUS)
RASMUSSEN, Henrik [DK/DK]; DK (UsOnly)
Inventors:
RASMUSSEN, Henrik; DK
Common
Representative:
NOVO NORDISK A/S; Corporate Patents Novo Allé DK-2880 Bagsværd, DK
Priority Data:
60/579,87715.06.2004US
PA 2004 0094017.06.2004DK
Title (EN) INHALATION BREATH ASSISTANT APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ASSISTING IN INHALATION THERAPIES
(FR) APPAREIL D'ASSISTANCE A L'INHALATION ET METHODE D'ASSISTANCE POUR DES THERAPIES D'INHALATION
Abstract:
(EN) Disclosed is a tool and method for assisting a patient in inhaling a medication in a manner that improves consistency of medication dosing. In one aspect, a patient is provided with visual feedback relating to the quantity of air that a patient' inhales after a medication is released into an inhalation device from which the patient is inhaling air through. The visual feed back may be provided on a computer interfaced with a conventional inhalation device or may be displayed on a display integrated with an inhaler. The tool may used as a training aid or may be used during actual inhalation of a prescribed medication, such as insulin.
(FR) Appareil et méthode destinés à aider un patient à inhaler un médicament de manière à améliorer la régularité du dosage médicamenteux. Selon un aspect de ladite méthode, le patient dispose d'un retour visuel d'information concernant la quantité d'air qu'il inhale après qu'un médicament a été libéré dans un dispositif d'inhalation en provenance duquel ce patient inhale de l'air. Le retour visuel d'information peut être fourni par un ordinateur connecté à un dispositif d'inhalation classique ou peut être affiché sur un écran intégré dans un inhalateur. Ledit appareil peut être utilisé comme dispositif d'aide à l'apprentissage ou pendant l'inhalation effective d'un médicament prescrit, tel que de l'insuline.
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African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) (BW, GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, NA, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, MC, NL, PL, PT, RO, SE, SI, SK, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG)
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)