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Oxygen concentrator: setup, operation & maintenance (quick guide)

 
Respiratory Failure
Adult Respiratory Failure
Non-invasive oxygen delivery
Oxygen supply
Resource–variable settings

This two-page infographic provides a brief overview of common tips on how to setup, operate and maintain a portable oxygen concentrator. Always check the manufacturer's manual for specific instructions as these vary among devices. These devices must always be used with prescription and under direction of a licensed clinician.

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Tips for combining oxygen concentrators to increase flow to one patient

 
Respiratory Failure
Adult Respiratory Failure
Non-invasive oxygen delivery
Oxygen supply
Resource–variable settings

This series of infographics reviews tips for choosing a concentrator, setup, splitting concentrators and combining concentrators.

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Tips for splitting an oxygen concentrator to multiple patients

 
Respiratory Failure
Adult Respiratory Failure
Non-invasive oxygen delivery
Oxygen supply
Resource–variable settings

This series of infographics reviews tips for choosing a concentrator, setup, splitting concentrators and combining concentrators.

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Oxygen concentrator infographics

 
Respiratory Failure
Adult Respiratory Failure
Non-invasive oxygen delivery
Oxygen supply
Resource–variable settings

This series of infographics reviews tips for choosing a concentrator, setup, splitting concentrators and combining concentrators.

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STAR-UCSF Webinar: Oxygen conservation tips for the non-engineer

 
Respiratory Failure
Adult Respiratory Failure
Oxygen supply
Resource–variable settings

Experts from the USAID STAR-UCSF COVID-19 Technical Advisory Group present a webinar on oxygen conservation for the non-engineer.

STAR-UCSF Clinical Technical Assistance Webinar: Oxygen conservation tips for the non-engineer
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By STAR-UCSF
English

Portable oxygen concentrators: Top considerations when buying an oxygen concentrator

 
COVID-19
Respiratory Failure
Adult Respiratory Failure
Oxygen supply

Below is a top 10 list of tips and considerations when procuring a portable oxygen concentrator. We are also building a database of common specifications and highlighting which are in line with WHO recommendations. Both can be accessed below:

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Top 10 ways to conserve oxygen supply

 
COVID-19
Respiratory Failure
Adult Respiratory Failure
Oxygen supply

There are many low or no cost ways to conserve oxygen supply. Check out our top 10 list below:

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By WHO / OMS
English
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