If you need oxygen at home, it is
important to learn how to use and take care of your equipment. This information
will help you get the most from your oxygen treatment.
After your doctor
prescribes oxygen and you decide on which source you will use, there are a few
things to know about using oxygen at home.
Oxygen is a
fire hazard. It will make a flame burn hotter and faster. It is very important
to follow the steps below to keep you and your family safe.
advance to make sure your trip goes well.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerHasmeena Kathuria, MD - Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine
Current as ofMarch 25, 2017
Current as of:
March 25, 2017
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Hasmeena Kathuria, MD - Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine
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