Oxygen therapy is supplementing oxygen supply for someone who is not able to breathe in adequate amount of oxygen due to a medical reason. This can be owing to a lung disease, heart failure or related conditions.
Yes. For oxygen therapy, a doctor’s prescription is required because oxygen is a medical drug.
Oxygen therapy may be given to patients in hospitals and by first aiders in ambulance when a patient is in transit. In situation when an illness leads to hypoxemia, oxygen therapy may be required. Oxygen therapy is also required in the following circumstances:
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