|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 25 인용 특허 : 70|
A flow probe for use in a humidification system is positioned in a humidified gases flow such as that which is provided to a patient in a hospital environment. The flow probe is designed to provide both temperature and flow rate sensing of the gases flow by incorporating two sensors into the gases flow. The flow probes are shaved and aligned within the gases flow to enable accurate gas flow readings to be taken whilst reducing the occurrence of condensation on the sensors. The flow probe can also be included in a humidification control systems to provide...
The invention claimed is: 1. A breathing circuit component or connector for interconnection with a breathing assistance apparatus and having an interior defining a longitudinal axis for conveying respiratory gas, said breathing circuit component or connector capable of receiving an associated sensor, said breathing circuit component or connector comprising: a sensor entry port extending perpendicularly from said component or connector and configured to receive the sensor, said sensor entry port being defined by a wall, and a locating notch extending fro...