Archive for May, 2010

Part 2 – Traveling with oxygen in your car – portable oxygen concentrators. In our first two posts on traveling while on oxygen therapy we looked various methods of travel and the types of oxygen therapies available.  Our first post, Choosing the best Portable Oxygen Therapy when traveling by car looked at applicable  oxygen therapy […]

Part 2 – Driving with oxygen  in your car – compressed gas versus liquid oxygen Our first post on traveling by automobile while on oxygen therapy (see here) looked at the extended traveling a motor home affords you and the choices you have when selecting your oxygen delivery system. In this post we’ll take a […]

Part 1 – Traveling with oxygen in your Motor Home or RV We are often asked what is the best portable oxygen concentrator to travel with when in an automobile.  Seems straight forward enough, and the answer is in the details of your specific trip and your personal oxygen therapy requirements.   The best portable oxygen […]

In the last part of this short series i want to talk about another common occurrence that can cause a Oxygen Patient to feel as if they are not receiving the correct amount of oxygen. Although not every Oxygen Patient uses a humidifier with their delivery system, some in dryer climates will opt to use this to […]

For part two of the Oxygen troubleshooting guide I want to talk about how the tubing can play a part in the concentrator functioning properly. Generally when you use oxygen you have some tubing that connects from the Oxygen Concentrator to the delivery method (Cannula or Mask).   The tubing can come from all different manufacturers, with different […]

How did SeQual improve on their wildly successful  portable oxygen concentrator, the SeQual Eclipse 2?  The short answer is by giving the SeQual Eclipse 3 some performance enhancing features, improving clinical benefits, and modifying an accessory to accommodate patient requests. Eclipse 3 with AutoSAT   E3 –  The Third Generation!! The difference between the SeQual Eclipse 2 […]

So its the middle of the night, you wake up to the sound of your oxygen concentrator’s alarm going off. What do you do? When you require supplemental oxygen at home during the day or night, the sound of the alarm can send you into a panic, but there are several things that are easy to check that could […]

Having hands on experience with home oxygen filling systems like the Chad Total O2 or the Invacare Homefill Oxygen System in patient home environments, we were well up to speed to evaluate and critique the Ultrafill Home Oxygen System from Phillips Respironics.  Respironics had the advantage of entering the game after the pioneers in home […]

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If you have any questions about oxygen concentrators, liquid oxygen, portable oxygen, you have come to the right place. Whether you are lookiing to buy a POC, rent a POC for a trip, or understand how what that alarm means, you have come to the right place. Since 1992 we have immerseed in all things Oxygen Therapy, here you will find not only a users perspective, you will find the technicians perspective! Welcome!!