Air6 Portable Oxygen Can: Device used for HOT (Home oxygen therapy)
Home oxygen therapy involves breathing in air that contains more oxygen than normal through a mask or tube connected to a device in your home.
Who can benefit from home oxygen therapy?
Home oxygen therapy can be useful for people who do not have enough oxygen in their blood.
It can help with conditions such as:
• chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
• pulmonary fibrosis
• heart failure
• severe long-term asthma
• pulmonary hypertension
• cystic fibrosis
• breathing problems caused by a combination of being obese and having an underlying condition
Home oxygen therapy can help with symptoms such as:
• feeling tired all the time
• memory problems
There are 3 types of devices that can be used to give you oxygen:
• an oxygen concentrator
• large oxygen cylinders
• portable cylinders / Cans
Portable oxygen cylinders / Cans
It may be possible to use a small, portable oxygen cylinder / can at your home or while travelling. This is called portable oxygen or ambulatory oxygen.