Everything You Need To Know About Oxygen Equipment And Supplies

Your healthcare provider and your oxygen supplier must work collectively to pick the oxygen supplies that’s appropriate for you.
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Your, your healthcare provider and your oxygen supplier must work collectively to pick the oxygen supplies that’s appropriate for you. Some of the factors to take into account  while selecting your oxygen system & equipment include:  

  • The amount of oxygen your physician has prescribed to you.
  • How often & for how long you leave your home
  • What are the activities you like to do while you’re out
  • Your strength, size and endurance vs. the weight of the equipment
  • The layout and size of your house (for example, whether it has 2 more stories)
  • Whether you inhale via your mouth or nose
  • Your personal preferences
  • Your dexterity  

What sort of oxygen systems are currently available:

The three kinds of oxygen systems presently accessible are:

  • Compressed gas systems
  • Portable oxygen concentrators
  • Liquid oxygen systems

The compressed gas system include an oxygen stationary concentrator, to be employed in the house, and a small oxygen cylinder, to be  employed outside the house. The liquid oxygen system include a  stationary reservoir to use while you’re in your house and an ambulatory tank to use when you go out. The oxygen portable concentrator can cater as both the stationary concentrator and ambulatory device in specific situations.


What are the accessories available with oxygen equipment?

Many accessories avail with oxygen supplies. Listed below are a few basic accessories:

  • Oxygen masks – Oxygen masks can also be employed for higher oxygen requirements.
  • Nasal cannula – Oxygen is usually supplied via tubing & a nasal cannula,  sometimes known as nasal prongs. It fits into your nose, and is most  common oxygen supply accessories out there.
  • Humidifier bottle –  When oxygen settings are on the higher version it can be drying to the  lining of your nose. A humidifier affixed to your static oxygen supply  can prevent this dryness.
  • Carrying cases, carts – Ambulatory  oxygen cylinders can be rolled in tiny carts, carried in backpacks & sometimes even worn as a waist pack. Portable oxygen concentrators are  rolled in their own cases, worn in a backback on the back or slung over  the shoulder.


Find all your Oxygen Supplies here at HME  Locations. Whether you operate a small scale nursing home or large scale healthcare center, we would love to meet your demand for bulk oxygen  supplies at an affordable price point. Regardless of which corner of the world you are living, we can deliver.