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Generated: November 22, 2017

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Details for Patent: 5,843,014

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Summary for Patent: 5,843,014

Title: Display for an electrotransport delivery device
Abstract:An electrotransport delivery device (10) with a display (14) having only on and off states, and a method of operating the display (14), are provided. Preferably, the display 14 is a light (e.g., a light emitting diode) with lit and unlit states or an audible alarm (e.g., a beeper) with sounding and silent states. The device (10) counts and stores the number of events (e.g., patient initiated drug delivery or sensed patient condition) which occur over a predetermined period of time (e.g., the period of time over which the device is worn by the patient). The event count is displayed by cycling the display (14) between on and off states according to a predetermined regimen which correlates the number of on/off cycles to the number of events. The device and method permit the use of a simple and inexpensive means (e.g., an LED) to display (e.g., to a medical technician) the number of e.g., patient initiated doses delivered over a previous period of therapy.
Inventor(s): Lattin; Gary A. (Forest Lake, MN), Bernstein; Keith J. (Somerville, NJ)
Assignee: ALZA Corporation (Palo Alto, CA)
Application Number:08/410,112
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International Patent Family for Patent: 5,843,014

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
European Patent Office0814867► Subscribe
Canada2214564► Subscribe
China1179110► Subscribe
China1144603► Subscribe
Germany69625801► Subscribe
Denmark0814867► Subscribe
Brazil9607960► Subscribe
Australia5311196► Subscribe
Australia693683► Subscribe
Austria231016► Subscribe
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