10 patient evaluations for Oxygen therapy

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Aug 30, 2009 (Started Dec 06, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for hypoxia with sleep)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 10, 2009 (Started Oct 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for mental fatigue or exhaustion)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 30 min Weekly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 15, 2010 (Started Apr 07, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for asthma)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 L Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 3, 2010 (Started Jan 12, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for cluster headaches)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 9, 2011 (Started Jul 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pulmonary fibrosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: They increased Oxygen from 2-3 liter pulse flow to 4-5 liters continuous flow during exertion. The prescription change required changing to Liquid Oxygen. And that delivery system is worth the extra effort of filling tanks. Liquid O2 is more a convenient home delivery. They refill or swap out large cylinders when needed. Now instead of using my portable concentrator and their gas cylinders, I use 1 or 2 small units that each last 4.3 hours on 4 liters or 3.4 hours on 5 liters. I can order a 25 pound storage unit for my car if I need it. I will order it for my next delivery.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 15, 2012 (Started Oct 08, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep apnea disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mL Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth

Jan 1, 2012 (Started Oct 08, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep apnea disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 8, 2016 (Started Oct 24, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep apnea disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for emphysema)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 17, 2016 (Started Jul 10, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep apnea disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for low blood oxygen levels (hypoxemia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 30, 2016 (Started Aug 11, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 L/min All the time (24/7)
Advice & Tips: lately I've been able to decrease my use of oxygen to occasional.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 25, 2016 (Started Aug 11, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 L/min All the time (24/7)
Advice & Tips: no problems to report!
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 2, 2014 (Started Aug 11, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 L/min All the time (24/7)
Advice & Tips: Using the oxygen tanks (when I'm mobile) has eliminated all incidences of passing out. Without the tanks, my oxygen levels sometimes drops to a low of 60, without passing out. This is a major improvement, because two years ago I as passing out whenever my level fell to 85%.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 28, 2017 (Started Aug 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for decreased diaphragm strength)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 2, 2016 (Started Aug 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for decreased diaphragm strength)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 % Daily
Advice & Tips: Adding Oxygen enhances my breathing using the Bi-PAP
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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