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WHAT IS AN OXYGEN CONCENTRATOR

An oxygen concentrator (also referred to an oxygen generator) manufactures its own oxygen by utilizing molecular sieve beds to sift out the trace elements in room air. It is an electrical or battery-operated device. Concentrators come in many varieties, both stationary and portable and high and low liter flows.

Things To Keep In Mind When Using Oxygen at Home

Always post “no smoking” signs on your front and back doors. To notify people and the fire department to know where oxygen is in the case of a fire. Learn More

Five Tips for Easy Pulmonary Rehab at Home!

Pulmonary rehabilitation is the routine designed to improve the health of an individual after or while they are affected by a respiratory or pulmonary disorder.

Why Do Some People Need To Have A Tracheostomy?

A tracheostomy is usually done to bypass an obstructed upper airway or to clean and remove secretions from the airway or to more easily, and more safely, deliver oxygen to the lungs. Learn more about it @ HPFY

Suctioning Your Tracheostomy Tube

Suctioning is considered a sterile procedure and should be performed with this in mind. We ask that you try to be as clean as possible when suctioning an airway. Learn More About Tracheostomy Suctioning @HPFY

Monthly Tracheostomy Supplies Needed

Tracheostomy supplies need to be replenished monthly in order to maintain cleanliness and functionality. Buy Top Tracheostomy Supplies on Sale @ HPFY. Shop Now!

What Is Decannulation?

The term “decannulation” refers to the removal of the tracheostomy tube from the neck and the stoma is allowed to close up and heal. Learn More @ HPFY

Humidification to Tracheostomy via HME (Heat/Moisture Exchanger)

When you exhale through the Heat/Moisture Exchanger, it captures your exhaled heat and moisture and on your next breath, it delivers that back to your airway. Learn More @HPFY

Humidification to Trach Via Large Volume Nebulizer Or Jet Neb

When someone has a tracheostomy, their nose is bypassed and they are breathing via their tracheostomy. Thus depriving our lungs of our natural way to heat, humidify and filter the air we breathe.The large volume nebulizer provides this humidification. Learn More @HPFY

Tracheostomy: Providing the Supplemental Oxygen via Tracheostomy

Some patients need supplemental oxygen via their Tracheostomy tube. This will add a few more pieces to the set up. Learn all about Oxygen And Tracheostomy @HPFY

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Type I vs Type II Diabetes: What is the Difference?

Type I and Type II diabetes are related to how our body either doesn’t produce insulin or can’t absorb it in our cells. That’s the main difference between the two and both types of diabetes can lead to complications that can be life-threatening if left untreated for an extended period of time.

All That You Need to Know About External Catheters for Men

External Catheter for men is less likely to cause CAUTI and catheter-associated urinary tract infections, and they are more comfortable and available to be used at home by the patient. Male external catheters are easy to use and cause fewer movement restrictions than indwelling or intermittent catheters. And mostly, they are non-invasive.

Your Guide For Choosing A Urinary Catheter

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5 Incontinence Pads For Men That Are Standouts!

Pads for men offer manifold benefits. Besides being extremely effective in managing incontinence, men's pads offer easier removal. Instead of replacing the underwear with a pull-up brief or an adult diaper, all one needs to do is replace the pad by lifting it out of the underpants.

Your Guide to Manage Summer Heat

As the calendar inches toward the warmer summer months, it’s important to know how to avoid the dangers these scorching months can present. While we may enjoy the warmth of summer in comparison to the cold of winter, a new set of health challenges may arise. Heat management will allow you to avoid potential health issues. Let HPFY help you enjoy the season by staying healthy and safe as the temperatures rise.

Top 7 Knee Braces for Arthritis [FSA Approved Knee Braces]

There is a plethora of different knee braces for osteoarthritis to choose from, depending on the reason for using a knee brace. HPFY brings you a list of the top 7 knee braces for arthritis manufactured by leading names in the industry. Starting from a compression knee sleeves for pain to the best knee brace for runners with arthritis.

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