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Oxygen Conentrators

  1. How to Use and Properly Maintain your First Oxygen Concentrator

    When you are first prescribed oxygen and when you are choosing your home oxygen concentrator or portable concentrator, it can feel somewhat intimidating. You do not want to do anything wrong that could damage the machine, and you want to make sure that you understand not only how to use it properly, but also how to maintain the machine.

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  2. Understanding Oxygen Concentrators and Liters Per Minute

    With many of the home and portable concentrators on the market, the oxygen that flows through the device is typically measured in liters per minute, although there are some that will provide milliliters per minute. Typically, the continuous flow oxygen concentrators provide liters per minutes, whereas the pulse concentrators utilize milliliters per minute of pulse dose oxygen.

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  3. Oxygen Concentrator Pulse vs Continuous

    Patients who have been told by their doctor that they may need to have oxygen therapy may have heard the terms pulse and continuous flow used and may be wondering which of these options is going to be best for them. It is important to have a good understanding of what each of the phrases means and how they work with the home oxygen concentrators you will be using. It can be quite confusing for those who have never been on oxygen before, but it can be broken down so it is more easily understood.

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  4. Oxygen Concentrators: Pulse Concentrators vs Continuous Flow Concentrators

    Patients who have been told by their doctor that they may need to have oxygen therapy may have heard the terms pulse and continuous flow used and may be wondering which of these options is going to be best for them. It is important to have a good understanding of what each of the phrases means and how they work with the home oxygen concentrators you will be using. It can be quite confusing for those who have never been on oxygen before, but it can be broken down so it is more easily understood.

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  5. Portable Oxygen Concentrators: FAA Approved Options

    One of the most common questions that tends to be asked when someone finds out that they need to start using an oxygen concentrator is whether they can bring those devices with them when they are traveling by air. Traveling with oxygen can be tricky, and they want to know if they might need to change the way that they travel because they have a need for oxygen. Fortunately, it should not be a problem in most cases.

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