Expert Video - What questions should patients ask their nurse about their oxygen prescription?
Susan Jacobs, RN, MSN, FAAN, of Stanford University, is a nurse research manager specializing in respiratory care. She explains how important it is to talk with your nurse about making sure you know how much oxygen you need for different activities. She also talks about the differences between the settings on your oxygenconcentrator and directions on your prescription, how to set your equipment correctly, and when to call the doctor.
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