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Emphysema; Treatment and Prevention
Alright without any further ado, let’s get started and let’s go over chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease which you will see abbreviated many times as COPD is the term used for two different chronic lung diseases which...
How Portable Oxygen Concentrator Improve The Life Of a Person With COPD
There is no cure for COPD. However lifestyle changes and treatments can help you feel better, stay more active and slow disease progression, the goals of COPD treatment are to relieve symptoms, slow the progression of disease, improve exercise tolerance,...
Medical Oxygen Theraphy And Their Correct Use
Recent papers have shown that amongst practicing trainee doctors and nurses there is a lack of knowledge about oxygen therapy devices and their correct use. There are also many false beliefs with the result that many patients on general wards...
Understanding Emphysema and Supplemental Oxygen
Understanding Emphysema means inflate or swell. Which makes sense because in the lungs of people with emphysema, the alveolar air sacs which are the thin walled air spaces at the ends of the Airways where oxygen and carbon dioxide are...
Do you experience difficulty in breathing?
Struggle to breathe, it's a disease that affects the lungs and can eventually make the otherwise unconscious effort of breathing seem almost impossible. COPD or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease can do damage for decades without giving any noticeable signs that...
Low and normal blood oxygen levels what to Know
Blood oxygen level is the amount of oxygen circulating in the blood. Most of the oxygen is carried by red blood cells, which collect oxygen from the lungs and deliver it to all parts of the body. The body closely...
Ways to Improve and Understand Emphysema and Chronic Bronchitis
Emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Usually these are caused by smoking, but there are things that you can actually do to improve the symptoms of your COPD, if you've already been diagnosed with it. So, let's talk about how to make...
Understanding COPD and how medical oxygen can help
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD is a lung disease that makes it difficult to breathe. A long-term disease that often gets worse over time, and it’s characterised by inflammation and severe limitation of airflow in and out of the...
7 Good Reasons why the SimplyGo Mini is the Best Portable Oxygen
If you are looking for a light weight, high output portable oxygen concentrator, then the Simply Go Mini ticks all the boxes. Your Simply Go Mini will accompany you wherever you go, providing you with medical grade oxygen and allowing...
Guide to using supplementary oxygen
Why we need oxygen? In order to sustain life our bodies take in oxygen at each breath.  Clean dry air at sea level contains about 21% oxygen, 78% nitrogen and small amounts of other gases. Oxygen molecules move from the tiny alveoli...
Keeping your lungs in shape & working for you by D.R Alen F. Barker MD
There are several lung conditions that impact on the ability of the lungs to successfully clear out mucous from the lungs. Mucous production and clearance is a normal process of a healthy lung. The cilia, small fine hair like processes...
Does my oxygen concentrator need servicing?
Low maintenance technology at its best  Created with living and convenience in mind, most portable mini oxygen concentrators have been designed to be as low maintenance and intuitive as possible. Featuring a sophisticated filter and sensor system, regardless of the...
Buying a second hand oxygen concentrator? Think again...

A second hand oxygen concentrator appears to be an attractive solution. However, it is extremely important that you understand some of the ‘hidden’ problems that may occur as a result of buying a second hand concentrator.

Saturation levels and what do they mean?
What should my Saturation level should be? A range of 94-99% is normal for healthy adults breathing room air which contains 21% oxygen. Anyone who is not achieving the critical blood oxygen saturation level of 90% (SpO2) or of 55-60mmHg...
Can I overdose on Oxygen?
Many Australians have some form of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD is a broad term that includes sufferers of emphysema, chronic bronchitis and chronic asthma or a combination of any of these three diseases. A chronic disease is a...
Airsep Intensity 10 Home Oxygen Concentrator
Intensity 10 offers High Flow at High Pressure which is ideal for long tubing lengths as well as many respiratory devices such as nebulizers. Standard features include oxygen purity monitor as well as multi-fit outlet.
Will my Private Health cover me?
I have private health cover, is there any rebate for the purchase of an oxygen concentrator or mobility equipment? REBATES FOR MEDICAL DEVICES A selection of the larger Australian private health funds. Australian Unity Health Ltd 13 29 39 http://www.australianunity.com.au   ...
SimplyGo Mini Portable Oxygen Concentrator [updated Jan 2019]
Philips SimplyGo Mini, is the best selling portable oxygen concentrator in the world Introducing Philips SimplyGo Mini, the most sleek and contemporary portable oxygen unit the world has seen yet. With the Simply Go Mini, beauty meets brawn with a...
List of Australian Portable Oxygen Airline Forms
Information and forms regarding Airline travel on Australian Airlines with portable oxygen concentrators
Asbestos Disease and Supplemental Oxygen Therapy
Asbestos is a fibrous mineral that was used extensively in the building industry in Australia and other countries during the 20th century. A naturally occurring silicate material made up of fine, fibrous crystals, asbestos was used for its strength and flexibility, as well as its insulation, fire and chemical retardant properties. Used in Australia extensively between 1945 and 1980, it was finally banned in 1989 in building products, and completely prohibited in 2003.
Philips Everflo Home Concentrator

The Everflo is the latest in oxygen technology from Philips. Noisy intrusive oxygen concentrators are now a thing of the past! Up to 5ltr Capacity

Lightweight at 14kg and with easy to roll wheels, the EverFlo is able to be moved easily through your home. If preferred different lengths of oxygen tubing and a longer cannula may be used so that you can move freely throughout the day.