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1. (WO2017068465) GAS SENSING APPARATUS

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/068465    International Application No.:    PCT/IB2016/056116
Publication Date: Fri Apr 28 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Fri Oct 14 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: A61M 11/00
A61M 16/00
Applicants: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
Inventors: COLE, Kenneth E.
BARCLAY, Mark Wayne
MILOJEVIC, Ljubisa
Title: GAS SENSING APPARATUS
Abstract:
The present disclosure pertains to an apparatus configured to facilitate monitoring of gas in a therapeutic gas delivery system with a catalytic sensor. The gas delivery system comprises a pressure generator having an inlet and an outlet, and a gas delivery flow path configured to communicate the gas between the pressure generator and a subject. The apparatus comprises a receiver body configured to receive the catalytic sensor such that the catalytic sensor removably couples with the receiver body, the receiver body located remotely from/outside the gas delivery flow path; a delivery port configured receive a portion of gas obtained from the gas delivery system that has passed through the pressure generator outlet and guide the received portion of gas toward the catalytic sensor; and a return port configured to exhaust the received portion of gas from the receiver body to the gas delivery system through the pressure generator inlet.