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Oxygen Delivery Systems

  • Learn how to take oxygen along when you travel by air, train, or cruise ship.

  • Learn how to safely use oxygen in your home.

  • Oxygen therapy increases the amount of oxygen in the lungs and the bloodstream. You may need oxygen therapy if there are signs that the cells of your body are not getting enough oxygen. You may use oxygen therapy at home or in the hospital if you have low oxygen levels in your blood because of pneumonia, lung...

  • Traveling while you are on oxygen therapy usually is possible if you plan ahead. Start by seeing your doctor several weeks to months before your travel date. Ask him or her to: Figure out how much oxygen you will need. Give you the medical forms that are needed for travel. Recommend a doctor in the places where you...

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