Expert Video - How can patients work with their healthcare team to monitor their health and oxygen needs?
Susan Jacobs, RN, MSN, FAAN, a nurse specializing in oxygen therapy, tells you how support from family, friends, and the multidisciplinary care team can help you thrive even when you need supplemental oxygen. She discusses the importance of staying mobile, which activities may be possible with oxygen therapy, and why working with your health care team can help you do as much as possible of what you want.
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This educational activity has been developed by American Thoracic Society, COPD Foundation and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.
Disclaimer: The information provided is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always consult your doctor about any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. The visuals provided are meant to be representations only. No specific brand of oxygen equipment is being promoted or endorsed.
This activity is supported by educational grants from: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and the Gawlicki Family Foundation
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