|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||F24F-006/00 A61M-016/00 A61M-016/16 A61M-016/10 G01F-001/684 G01F-001/688 G05D-022/02 A61M-016/08|
|우선권정보||NZ-337382 (1999-08-23); NZ-507663 (2000-10-19)|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 0 인용 특허 : 76|
A breathing assistance apparatus adapted to deliver humidified gases at a desired level of humidity to a patient including a humidifier and a heated conduit is disclosed. The humidifier includes a controller which controls the humidifier, or the humidifier and the heated conduit to deliver the gases to the patient at the required humidity or temperature, without the requirement for sensors in the gases stream. The controller uses information already available to the controller, without the requirement for additional information to be provided by sensors ...
1. A breathing assistance apparatus comprising: a heater configured to heat a body of water to humidify gases, the heater further configured to be in a fluid communication with a conduit configured to deliver the humidified gases to a patient; anda controller configured to: supply an initial level of energy to the heater to maintain a heater temperature at an initial temperature level;based on an estimated flow rate of the gases, determine a level of energy to humidify the gases to a selected temperature or a selected humidity and supply the determined l...