An oxygen concentrator is designed to provide supplemental
oxygen to users who experience discomfort from conditions in which the transport
of oxygen from the air to the bloodstream no longer works efficiently.
The user may benefit from treatment with supplemental oxygen
to assist breathing at home, in a hospital, or in a medical facility.
Although oxygen therapy can be prescribed to patients of all
ages, the patient is usually over 65 years of age and has COPD (chronic
obstructive pulmonary disease). The patient's thinking ability must be good and
the patient must be able to report it when he experiences discomfort. If the
user is unable to indicate discomfort or if the user is unable to read and
understand the oxygen concentrator labels and instructions for use, the device
should only be used under the supervision of someone who can. is.
If discomfort is experienced while using the oxygen
concentrator, the patient is recommended to contact their doctor or nurse.
Patients are also advised to have backup oxygen available (such as an oxygen
cylinder) in case the power is lost or the oxygen concentrator fails. No other
unique skills or abilities are required to use the oxygen concentrator.
Oxygen concentrators are available with settings from 0.5
liters per minute to 5 liters per minute. And the high flow 10 liter oxygen
concentrator with settings from 2 liters per minute to 10 liters per minute.