Expert pulmonologists describe oxygen therapy for COPD and the benefits and circumstances in which it may be needed. They explain what supplemental oxygen is and the different types of devices and machines that are available, including portable concentrators. Travelling with oxygen is also discussed, including how to plan ahead if you are travelling by air plane and require oxygen.
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