Document Type

Patent

Abstract

The application discloses a mechanical assist device for the insertion of a catheter unit into the vein of a patient. The device includes a needle unit, a catheter unit, and a handle member having at least one strut member which engages the catheter unit. The strut member is manually displaced such that the catheter unit is slideably displaced over the needle unit.

Patent Country

US

Patent Number

US4713057

Publication Date

12-15-1987

Assignee(s)

Medical College of Ohio

Application Number

06/583663

Filing Date

February 1984

Primary Class

604/164.07

Secondary Class

604/264

Rights

These materials are free of copyright restrictions and are in the public domain within the United States only. The USPTO reserves the right to assert copyright protection internationally.

Institution

The University of Toledo

Repository

University of Toledo Libraries

Digital Publisher

Digital Initiatives

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