Skip to Content
Home > Patients & Visitors > DAISY Award Nomination > Oxygen Therapy: Using Oxygen at Home
View Additional Content In This Section
If you need oxygen at home, it is
important to learn how to use and take care of your equipment. This information
will help you get the most from your oxygen treatment.
After your doctor
prescribes oxygen and you decide on which source you will use, there are a few
things to know about using oxygen at home.
Oxygen is a
fire hazard. It will make a flame burn hotter and faster. It is very important
to follow the steps below to keep you and your family safe.
advance to make sure your trip goes well.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerKen Y. Yoneda, MD - Pulmonology
Current as ofAugust 21, 2015
Current as of:
August 21, 2015
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Ken Y. Yoneda, MD - Pulmonology
To learn more about Healthwise, visit Healthwise.org.
© 1995-2015 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.