Microprocessor controlled ambulatory medical apparatus with hand held communication device

  • US 6,873,268 B2
  • Filed: 01/22/2001
  • Issued: 03/29/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/21/2000
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of delivering a medium to a patient employing a medical system having an ambulatory medical device (MD) for providing treatment to a body of a patient or to monitor a selected state of the patient'"'"'s body, and a communication device (CD) for sending messages to or receiving messages from the MD, the method comprising:

  • containing a flowable medium in a reservoir of the MD; and

    transferring at least a portion of the flowable medium from the reservoir to the patient with a pumping mechanism by;

    programming the communication device with at least two quantities relating to drug delivery; and

    configuring the medical device to simultaneously deliver a drug based on the combined amounts associated with the at least two quantities.

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