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POCKET NEBULIZER

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
7303
Program Year/Program:
1989 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
7303
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Amnis Corporation
2505 Third Avenue, Suite 210 Seattle, WA 98121 0148
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1989
Title: POCKET NEBULIZER
Agency: HHS
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $496,000.00
 

Abstract:

BETA AGONISTS ADMINISTERED IN AEROSOL FORM IS ONE OF THE MOST POTENT AND WIDELY USED BRONCHODILATOR THERAPIES. IN HOSPITALS, BETA AGONISTS ARE USUALLY ADMINISTERED BY COMPRESSED AIR NEBULIZERS. NUMEROUS STUDIES HAVE DOCUMENTEDTHE EFFICACY OF THE BRONCHODILATOR AEROSOL DELIVERED FROM A CANISTER NEBULIZER, BUT THE MAJOR SHORTCOMING OF THIS FORM OF THERAPY IS THE POOR INHALATION TECHNIQUE OF SOME OF THE PATIENTS. ALTHOUGH THE TECHNIQUE IS RELATIVELY SIMPLE, MANYPATIENTS FAIL TO LEARN IT CORRECTLY. THIS PROPOSAL IS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A MINIATURE POCKET-SIZED NEBULIZER THAT IS EQUIVALENT IN AEROSOL DELIVERY AND EFFECTIVENESS TO CONVENTIONAL AIR-PRESSURE-ACTUATED NEBULIZERS, BUT HAS THE SOCIAL ACCEPTABILITY OF DEVICES USING CANISTER INHALERS. SUCH A NEBULIZER WILL BE OF VALUE TO PATIENTS WHO CANNOT OR DO NOT WISH TO USE THE CANISTER INHALERS, BY PERMITTING THE AEROSOLTREATMENT TO BE PERFORMED CONVENIENTLY, AT ANY TIME, AND WITHOUT REGARD TO LOCATION. IT WILL BE ESPECIALLY VALUABLE FOR INFANTS AND YOUNG CHILDREN WHO CANNOT USE OR BE TAUGHT TO USE CANISTER-TYPE INHALERS.

Principal Investigator:

Anatole J Sipin
2126955706

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Anatole J Sipin Co Inc.
505 Eighth Avenue 10th Floor New York, NY 10018

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No