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OXYGEN SAFETY

 

There are important safety factors to keep in mind when using oxygen.

Oxygen is a safe gas and is non-flammable, however, it supports combustion. Materials burn more readily in an oxygen-enriched environment. Follow the tips listed for safe oxygen use:

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Please print the NO SMOKING/ OXYGEN IN USE sign to use near the enterance of your residence.

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What is COPD?

According to the CDC, “Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, refers to a group of diseases that cause airflow blockage and breathing-related problems. It includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis. COPD makes breathing difficult for the 16 million Americans who have this disease. Millions more people suffer from COPD, but have not been diagnosed and are not being treated. Although there is no cure for COPD, it can be treated.” – CDC.gov

What is Sleep Apnea?
According to the National Sleep Foundation, “Obstructive sleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which breathing is briefly and repeatedly interrupted during sleep. The “apnea” in sleep apnea refers to a breathing pause that lasts at least ten seconds. Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when the muscles in the back of the throat fail to keep the airway open, despite efforts to breathe. Another form of sleep apnea is central sleep apnea, in which the brain fails to properly control breathing during sleep. Obstructive sleep apnea is far more common than central sleep apnea.

Obstructive sleep apnea, or simply sleep apnea, can cause fragmented sleep and low blood oxygen levels. For people with sleep apnea, the combination of disturbed sleep and oxygen starvation may lead to hypertension, heart disease and mood and memory problems. Sleep apnea also increases the risk of drowsy driving.” -National Sleep Foundation

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  • Mask Issues
  • CPAP/BIPAP Troubleshoot
  • Oxygen Concentrator Troubleshoot
  • Equipment Assembly
  • Equipment Education
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