• What is the plus flow?

    What is the plus flow?
    Pulse flow oxygen is based on your breathing rate, and focuses on the amount and intensity of each breath you take. Pulse technology detects when you are about to inhale and delivers a bolus (pulse dosage) of oxygen at the start of your breath. How does a pulse flow oxygen concentrator work? Pulse flow puffs or pulses oxygen into your nasal passageway, through a cannula,...
  • How Does an Oxygen Concentrator Work?

    How Does an Oxygen Concentrator Work?
    Think of an oxygen concentrator as a window air conditioner — it takes air in, changes it and delivers it in a different form. The oxygen concentrator takes air in and purifies it for use by individuals who require medical oxygen because of low levels of oxygen in their blood.It works by: Compressing air as the cooling mechanism keeps the concentrator from becoming overheated...
  • Chronic Diseases that Require Oxygen Therapy

    Chronic Diseases that Require Oxygen Therapy
    Some chronic conditions requiring long-term oxygen concentrator uses are: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): COPD affects around 16 million people, but an oxygen concentrator can be an effective treatment. When you have COPD, you have chronic lung damage which makes it difficult for your lungs to absorb enough oxygen. As a result, you can have difficulty breathing, and oxygen therapy through a concentrator can help. Cystic...
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