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Title:
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ALERTING A PERSON AT MEDICINE DOSING TIMES
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2010/132503
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
Disclosed are apparatus for assisting a person in the correct administration of medicine and methods for using the apparatus. The apparatus comprises an electronic timing mechanism which executes a dosing schedule, the dosing schedule being comprised of at least one dosing time interval. One or more annunciators are activated at the end of at least one dosing interval thereby alerting a person that it is time to take a dose of medicine. Included are attachment means for attachment to a medicine container. Construction materials confer to the apparatus the flexibility required to conform to curved objects such as typically encountered in prescribed medications. Alerts may be visible, audible, vibratory, or combinations thereof. At least one switch is provided for human interaction with the device. Human readable information may be visible on the apparatus. The dosing schedule may be preprogrammed. In other embodiments the dosing schedule may be reprogrammable.

Inventors:
NURSE, Lloyd Cleveland (4689 Riverwood Circle, Decatur, Georgia, 30035, US)
NURSE, Darien Okinza (4689 Riverwood Circle, Decatur, Georgia, 30035, US)
Application Number:
US2010/034448
Publication Date:
November 18, 2010
Filing Date:
May 11, 2010
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
NURSE, Lloyd Cleveland (4689 Riverwood Circle, Decatur, Georgia, 30035, US)
NURSE, Darien Okinza (4689 Riverwood Circle, Decatur, Georgia, 30035, US)
International Classes:
A61J7/04; G07C3/04; G08B21/02
Foreign References:
US6018289A2000-01-25
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US6198383B12001-03-06
US7330101B22008-02-12
US6529446B12003-03-04
US6934220B12005-08-23
US20060167345A12006-07-27
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
HESKE III, Theodore (1486 Maple Ridge Drive, Suwanee, Georgia, 30024, US)
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