Animation - Using Your Stationary Oxygen Concentrator

If you have a lung problem such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or pulmonary fibrosis, you might have low oxygen levels. If so, you may need oxygen therapy to help you breathe better and do the things you want and need to do. Oxygen therapy is given using special equipment. This animation tells you about using a stationary oxygen concentrator. A stationary oxygen concentrator is a machine that turns room air into oxygen. You breathe in the oxygen through a tube that connects from the machine to a device you wear in your nose or over your nose and mouth. A stationary concentrator is also called a home or standard oxygen concentrator. It stays in one place but has wheels so it can be moved inside the home. It plugs into the wall and runs on electricity.
Watch to learn how stationary oxygen concentrators work, their parts, and how to use them effectively and safely. Always consult your healthcare provider if you have questions about your oxygen therapy prescription and using your oxygen equipment.

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