Home Oxygen Therapy for Adults with Chronic Lung Disease

Publication Date: August 31, 2020

Key Points

Key Points

  • Worldwide, millions are prescribed Long-Term Oxygen Therapy (LTOT), defined as oxygen prescribed for at least 15 h/d.
  • This clinical guideline incorporates recent evidence and integrates differences in home oxygen needs and experiences across patients with different lung diseases, lifestyles, and oxygen supply requirements.

Treatment

...atment

...uctive Pulmonary Disease...

...hronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...

...COPD who have moderate chronic resting...

...s with COPD who have severe exertion...


...stitial Lung Disease...

...h interstitial lung disease (ILD) w...

...h ILD who have severe exertional room air hypoxe...


...id Oxygen...

...tients with chronic lung disease who are mob...


...ion and Safety

...s prescribed home oxygen therapy, th...


...rminology for Home Oxygen TherapyHaving trouble vi...


...Examples of Stationary and Portable...


...racteristics of Portable Oxygen De...