Expert Video - Why might someone with interstitial lung disease (ILD) need oxygen therapy?

Having interstitial lung disease, especially pulmonary fibrosis, can lead to the need for oxygen therapy. Susan Jacobs, RN, MSN, FAAN, explains what happens when you breathe in that keeps oxygen molecules from getting into the bloodstream, and how a simple test with a finger clip pulse oximeter can measure the lack of oxygen in the blood due to interstitial lung disease.

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