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Preparing for the Holiday Season: A Checklist for Respiratory Patients

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The holiday season is a joyful time of year for many, filled with festivities and gatherings. For individuals with a respiratory condition, it may require some extra preparation and precautions to ensure a safe and enjoyable holiday experience. In this blog post, we have put together a helpful checklist to assist respiratory patients in navigating the holiday season with ease. Let’s make sure you have a healthy and enjoyable holiday!


Get To Know Your Equipment: Oxygen Concentrator

FreeStyle Comfort Portable Oxygen Concentrator from CAIRE

Oxygen Concentrators are medical devices that may be rented or sold and require a valid prescription1. Whether you are a medical professional or someone in need of supplemental oxygen, it is important to understand the basics of oxygen concentrator equipment. Here we will provide a beginner's guide to the oxygen concentrator.


Planning Your Next Adventure on Oxygen

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Lincare provides travel assistance with your oxygen as one of our essential services to our existing oxygen patients. To travel safely with portable oxygen or to ensure a stationary unit is available at your long-term destination, it's important to coordinate with your local center to plan your travel arrangements. We will assist you in coordinating with local Centers along your travel route.


How to Prepare Your Home Medical Device In Case of a Power Outage

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Whether it's a hurricane or severe thunderstorm that knocks your power out, the effects it can have on your continued use of your home medical device, if not prepared properly, can be problematic.


Flying with Your Portable Oxygen Concentrator


In today's world, undergoing oxygen therapy doesn't mean remaining housebound. With a range of portable oxygen treatment devices now available, you can carry your supply with you wherever you go, including in the air. 


Tips for Traveling with Your CPAP

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Heading out on vacation is supposed to be relaxing and enjoyable. But for those who use a CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machine, traveling with their device can be an unnecessary source of stress. Fortunately, traveling with a CPAP does not have to be complicated. All you need is a little extra planning and preparation to ensure your trip goes smoothly. 


Traveling and Remote INR Testing

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If you recently began taking a blood thinner and completing regular INR testing, the prospect of traveling can be intimidating. Being far from your practitioner could be worrisome when it comes to your heart health. However, with today's advanced healthcare technology, mobile INR testing is a readily available and accessible solution. With an INR monitoring kit, you can track your levels anywhere.

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