Care recipient’s cr oxygen doesn’t flow right sometimes

Try: Make sure that oxygen is flowing freely by quickly kinking and releasing the tubing listening for the rush of oxygen through the mask or the nasal cannula use mild soap and water to wipe the inside of the mask and the tips of the nasal cannula at least daily change the tubing and mask cannula as directed if cr uses a concentrator check and change or clean the filter as directed

Materials: Mild soap and water extra tubing and masks cannulas extra concentrator filters

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical

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References: oxygen use and care of equipment by head to toe care llc 2009 available at

Keywords: Breathing oxygen oxygen tank oxygen tubing oxygen mask concentrator

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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