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1. (WO2018160073) ADHERENCE MONITOR FOR A MEDICAMENT INHALER
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Pub. No.: WO/2018/160073 International Application No.: PCT/NZ2018/050018
Publication Date: 07.09.2018 International Filing Date: 28.02.2018
IPC:
A61M 15/00 (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
Applicants: ADHERIUM (NZ) LIMITED[NZ/NZ]; Level 2 204 Quay Street Auckland Central Auckland, 1010, NZ
Inventors: CANNAN, Stuart Malcolm; NZ
CATT, Benjamin Lance; NZ
DEVINE, Nigel John; NZ
GORMACK, Michael James; NZ
SUTHERLAND, Garth Campbell; NZ
Agent: ALLEN & ASSOCIATES; 2 York Street Parnell Auckland, 1052, NZ
Priority Data:
72966601.03.2017NZ
Title (EN) ADHERENCE MONITOR FOR A MEDICAMENT INHALER
(FR) DISPOSITIF DE SURVEILLANCE DE L'OBSERVANCE POUR UN INHALATEUR DE MÉDICAMENT
Abstract:
(EN) This invention relates to an adherence monitor for a medicament inhaler, wherein the medicament inhaler is of the type which includes a body comprising a recess for holding a capsule containing a powdered medicament; at least one button coupled to at least one perforation element for piercing the capsule loaded in the recess; a mouthpiece for operatively inhaling the medicament; and a cap configured to cover the mouthpiece. The adherence monitor includes a housing configured to attach to the inhaler and at least one sensor(s) configured to detect one or more of the following events: attachment of the adherence monitor to the inhaler; compression or release of the at least one button; and a signal indicative of an inhalation. The invention may be particularly suitable for giving patients and/or healthcare professionals the ability to monitor medication adherence.
(FR) La présente invention concerne un dispositif de surveillance de l'observance pour un inhalateur de médicament, l'inhalateur de médicament étant du type qui comprend un corps comprenant un évidement destiné à contenir une capsule contenant un médicament en poudre; au moins un bouton couplé à au moins un élément de perforation pour percer la capsule chargée dans l'évidement; un embout buccal pour inhaler fonctionnellement le médicament; et un capuchon configuré pour recouvrir l'embout buccal. Le dispositif de surveillance de l'observance comprend un boîtier configuré pour se fixer à l'inhalateur et au moins un capteur configuré pour détecter un ou plusieurs des événements suivants: la fixation du dispositif de surveillance de l'observance à l'inhalateur; la compression ou la libération du ou des boutons; et un signal indicatif d'une inhalation. L'invention peut être particulièrement appropriée pour donner à des patients et/ou à des professionnels de la santé la capacité de surveiller l'observance des médicaments.
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Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)