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Regulate and Supply – Oxygen Regulators

What is an Oxygen Regulator and How does it Work?

Oxygen regulators are devices that enable a person to adjust the liter flow of oxygen from 1-25 liters per minute depending on the amount the doctor has prescribed for the device you are using. Regulators for children are specialized o regulate between 1 -32 litres and comes in small doses. In common language, an oxygen regulator regulates the flow of the oxygen from the tank so that the right amount of oxygen is given to the patient.

There are two types of oxygen regulators:

Conserving Regulator

An oxygen conserving regulator helps your oxygen tank last about 5 times more than a continuous oxygen regulator at the same flow rate. A pulse dose of oxygen is given to the patient only when the patient breathes. The oxygen conserving regulators only give out oxygen when they are initiated by the patient. The problem with these types of regulators is that if the patient breathes through the mouth or does not take a deep breath, the device won’t work and the dose of oxygen won’t be delivered. Most oxygen conserving regulators are highly sensitive to work with most patients but there are many situations where the patient does require a continuous flow regulator.

Continuous Regulator

These regulators are fixed on the top of the oxygen tank and their dial allows the patient to adjust the oxygen flow. These regulators allow a continuous flow of oxygen thus emptying the oxygen tank faster depending on the amount of your intake and the frequency of the uage.

What are my choices?

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  • Drive Chad Bonsai Velocity Pneumatic Oxygen Conserver is designed for use with a cylinder as an ambulatory oxygen system and is capable of delivering a precise amount of supplemental oxygen at the optimal point in the breathing cycle. It increases the efficiency in the delivery of oxygen, maximizing the beneficial effects and eliminating unnecessary oxygen waste.
  • The Invacare Element Pneumatic Oxygen Conserver is capable of delivering a precise amount of supplemental oxygen at the optimal point in the breathing cycle. The conserver greatly increases the efficiency in the delivery of oxygen, maximizing the beneficial effects and eliminating unnecessary oxygen waste. It delivers consistent volume of oxygen with each breath up to 40 breaths per minute.
  • The Drive Chad Evolution Electronic Oxygen Conserver is designed for use as part of a portable ambulatory oxygen system for the purpose of facilitating long-term oxygen therapy (LTOT). It provides mobile LTOT patients with an extended operating time of their mobile system. It includes a combination of a low-pressure regulator and an oxygen conserver and is capable of delivering a precise amount of supplemental oxygen at the optimal point in the breathing cycle.

 

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