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Oxygen Therapy for COPD: How to use it Safely

Publication date: Monday, 01 June 2009

Oxygen therapy for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has recently been hitting the headlines, because major changes in its supply – using independent contractors – introduced last year initially caused problems in some areas. In this article, we review why some patients with COPD need oxygen therapy, when it should be used and how to use it safely.
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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 1, Number 1, BJPCN Online 2004

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