Expert Video - What myths or misinformation is there online about oxygen therapy?
Myths about oxygen therapy are out there. Susan Jacobs, RN, MSN, FAAN, talks about whether you can get addicted to supplemental oxygen, what the fire risks really are, and how to be a savvy shopper when looking at oxygen therapy options online. She explains that talking to your doctor is essential before choosing an oxygen therapy device, no matter what the marketing says, and why your oxygen device should be FDA approved.
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This activity is supported by educational grants from: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and the Gawlicki Family Foundation
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