Heart failure

Oxygen therapy for heart failure

Home oxygen therapy may benefit some people with heart failure. This involves breathing in oxygen via a mask or nasal tube from a gas cylinder or a machine that concentrates oxygen from the air around it. Norman had an oxygen concentrator machine with outlets in the bedroom and the living room and a spare cylinder in the bedroom. He uses it while in bed at night and occasionally during the day. Rose had a machine in her bedroom as well as portable cylinders.

Summary added in April 2016.


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