Direct Supply Presents: Easy Maintenance for Oxygen Concentrators
16
January

Direct Supply Presents: Easy Maintenance for Oxygen Concentrators

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

First, we’ll start with cleaning or replacing the cabinet air filter. This maintenance can be performed in as little as five minutes. Depending on the cleanliness of the operating environment, you will want to clean or replace the cabinet air filter on a weekly or more frequent basis. We also recommend doing this if you […]


Shortness of Breath Caused by Adrenal Fatigue
16
January

Shortness of Breath Caused by Adrenal Fatigue

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

This is Dr. Lam, founder of DrLam.com, and today we are going to talk to about some rather severe and important symptoms, which are shortness of breath. Now people with adrenal fatigue can sometimes present with shortness of breath despite a normal work up. In other words, they feel that they are not catching a […]


Intubation & Mechanical Ventilation
13
January

Intubation & Mechanical Ventilation

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

You may receive endotracheal intubation and mechanical ventilation if you are in an emergency situation involving severe respiratory problems or if you are having general anesthesia during a surgical procedure. When you breathe, air moves into your lungs when a muscle called the diaphragm, along with other muscles nearby, contracts and causes the chest cavity […]


VOCSN Clinical Training – Chapter 2, Physical Features
11
January

VOCSN Clinical Training – Chapter 2, Physical Features

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /


Instructions for Using Your Oxygen Tank
10
January

Instructions for Using Your Oxygen Tank

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

(upbeat music) – [Narrator] This is your home oxygen tank. Keep the oxygen tank in its provided carrier and make sure it’s in a stable position at all times. Don’t leave the tank standing up. This is the on/off valve. This is a regulator that attaches onto the oxygen tank. This gauge shows how much […]


VOCSN Clinical Training – Chapter 9, Suction Therapy
09
January

VOCSN Clinical Training – Chapter 9, Suction Therapy

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /


My Handbag Keeps Me Alive | Living Differently
08
January

My Handbag Keeps Me Alive | Living Differently

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

You can’t leave your heart at home, but I possibly could. My pump is like a part of my body. It helps me live. So, it’s with me everywhere I go. It’s kind of like my friend. I guess I should give it a name, or something. I have a disease called pulmonary arterial hypertension, […]



Getting Started with a Home Oxygen Concentrator
07
January

Getting Started with a Home Oxygen Concentrator

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Patients who need constant oxygen at home or while they sleep are often prescribed home oxygen concentrators. Oxygen concentrators take air from your surroundings, extract oxygen and filter it into purified oxygen for you to breathe. Oxygen can be drying to your nose so some patients use a humidifier bottle that can be attached to […]


How Airplane Oxygen Masks Work Given They Aren’t Hooked to Tanks & How Planes Get Oxygen at Altitude
24
November

How Airplane Oxygen Masks Work Given They Aren’t Hooked to Tanks & How Planes Get Oxygen at Altitude

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Because the economics of having large oxygen tanks aboard airliners simply doesn’t work out (not to mention that the air quality inside the plane would rapidly become unpleasant if fresh air wasn’t constantly supplied, regardless of the oxygen levels), commercial airplanes have a very clever system installed to solve the problem of ultra-low pressure atmosphere […]