Infusion pump with temperature monitoring

  • US 9,889,250 B2
  • Filed: 06/27/2014
  • Issued: 02/13/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/09/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An ambulatory infusion pump system, comprising:

  • a pump;

    a cartridge adapted to contain a fluid, where the pump is configured to receive the cartridge and cooperate with the cartridge to deliver fluid from the cartridge to a patient;

    a display;

    a temperature sensor adapted to determine a temperature within the cartridge when the cartridge is coupled to the pump; and

    a controller communicatively coupled to the temperature sensor and the display, the controller adapted to;

    compare the temperature to a threshold temperature, including both an extreme heat threshold and an extreme cold threshold defining a stable operating range for the fluid there between; and

    cause the display to display a message indicating that the fluid has been exposed to an extreme high temperature if the temperature exceeds the extreme heat threshold and cause the display to display a message indicating that the fluid has been exposed to an extreme low temperature if the temperature is below the extreme cold threshold.

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