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13 Section 3 Oxygen Care of oxygen equipment • Wash your cannula or mask with a liquid soap and warm water 1 or 2 times a week or per manufacturer guidelines • Replace cannula and mask every 2 to 4 weeks or per m anufacturer guidelines • If you have a cold, or other infectious respiratory process, c hange the nasal prongs when your cold symptoms are done or per your physician's recommendation • If you have an oxygen concentrator, unplug the unit and w ipe down the cabinet with a damp cloth daily Who is the patient using oxygen? Someone who suffers from a range of breathing related conditions, such as COPD, asthma, pneumonia, heart failure, cystic fibrosis, sleep apnea and lung disease Prevalence of Americans using oxygen There are an estimated 1.5 million supplemental oxygen users in the U.S. Oxygen Concentrators Product Image Item Description HCPC Codes MFR MFR # 1-5 LPM (liters per minute) E1390 Drive Medical 525DS Invacare RC5PO2V Transfilled Devices (Home fill, I-fill, conversing mechanism) K0738 Drive Medical 535D How does oxygen work? Oxygen gets into our cells and tissues through the lungs. The lungs breathe in oxygen, then pass the oxygen into the bloodstream through millions of tiny air sacs called alveoli. Conditions where supplemental oxygen may be required: • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) • Pneumonia • Asthma • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD), Underdeveloped Lu ngs in Newborns • Heart Failure (HF) • Cystic Fibrosis (CF) • Sleep Apnea • Lung Disease Source: https://www.ucsfhealth.org/education/supplemental-oxygen-more-resources

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