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Oxygen therapy for COPD - Expert Video

Expert Video: What is oxygen therapy for COPD?

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.

Oxygen therapy for COPD - Expert Video
Oxygen therapy for COPD - Expert Video
Expert Video:

Does oxygen therapy have any side-effects in people with COPD?


Expert pulmonologists explain that there are no side-effects of oxygen therapy for COPD patients who have low oxygen. COPD patients should discuss supplemental oxygen therapy with their health care providers and pulse oximeter tests must be done regularly to check oxygen levels in patients.

Oxygen therapy for COPD - Patient Video
Oxygen therapy for COPD - Patient Video
Patient Video:

What is your experience with oxygen therapy for COPD? How does it help?


Patients with COPD share their experiences regarding the benefit of oxygen therapy and how this helps them get through difficult COPD periods.


Jointly sponsored by the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower and Prime Medic Inc. in collaboration with Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

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