Patient thermal support device

  • US 6,296,606 B1
  • Filed: 01/18/2000
  • Issued: 10/02/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/17/1993
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A patient warming apparatus, comprising:

  • a) a patient support surface;

    b) a convective heater;

    c) an assembly comprising a canopy and a radiant heater, the assembly being movable upwardly and downwardly relative to the support surface between a lower position and an upper position; and

    d) a controller having a first output coupled to the convective heater and a second output coupled to the radiant heater, the controller operating to energize the radiant heater when the assembly is in the upper position, and to de-energize the radiant heater and energize the convective heater when the assembly is in the lower position.

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