Posts Tagged ‘Portable Oxygen Concentrators

If you have just finished reading Part 1 of Choosing the Correct setting for your Portable Oxygen Concentrator, you are now familiar with some basic truths about portable oxygen concentrators.  The first and most important truth regarding portable oxygen concentrators is 2 does not equal 2!! Continuous Flow Oxygen does not equal pulse dose oxygen. All Portable Oxygen […]

If I had a nickle for every time a portable oxygen concentrator user had incorrectly selected a setting on their portable oxygen concentrator, …well, I would have a lot of nickles. Often times you cannot blame the patient, the patient you see was taking direction from the doctor.  And while the doctor has most likely done a brilliant job […]

The majority of people on Oxygen Therapy in the United States are not lucky enough to have portable oxygen concentrators as an equipment choice from their oxygen service provider.  Most oxygen companies who deal with Medicare, Medicaid, and Private Insurance companies do not have any portable oxygen  inventory at all to offer their patients, and […]

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 […]


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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!!