Expert Video - How do people arrange oxygen therapy in their homes?
Your doctor may not be an expert at setting up home oxygen therapy. So who can help? Dr. Jerry Krishnan of the University of Illinois at Chicago explains how your doctor develops a personalized oxygen prescription to fit your needs, the role of a respiratory therapist or a nurse, what a home medical equipment company can do for you, and how the members of your health care team communicate and work together to arrange oxygen therapy in your home.
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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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