Portable Oxygen Concentrators
Portable Oxygen Concentrators
Many people with a diagnosed respiratory illness need supplemental oxygen therapy. Regrettably, some people who use portable oxygen are wary of traveling with oxygen. So they opt to stay at home living a life of seclusion and dependent on others for life"s necessities. Wouldn"t it be better instead of staying home that you could go out see friends, go out to the restaurant, or enjoy a vacation?
Activeforever carries some of the best oxygen making machines on the market. You can use these concentrators anywhere and they are small, lightweight and portable, engineered for travel. Improve the quality of life for a loved one by allowing him to leave the house and travel, instead of being constrained by heavy oxygen tanks. You can now eliminate all of the cumbersome oxygen tanks because the portable oxygen therapy system makes oxygen from the air around you. That means your loved one will never run out of oxygen. The portable concentrator is made to make your life easier. There are no regulators to switch or portable tanks to refill or replace, just a couple of buttons. That"s it.
SimplyGo Portable Oxygen Therapy for Individuals on the Go! The Respironics SimplyGo Portable Oxygen Concentrator is the most advanced POC on the market. The compact size and sub-10 pound weight make the SimplyGo perfect POC for travel. Designed with input from years of rigorous testing and user feedback, the SimplyGo Portable Oxygen Concentrator delivers reliable performance day in and day out. A POC with both pulse-dose and continuous flow oxygen delivery capabilities
EverGo Portable Oxygen Concentrator The Respironics EverGo is an FAA approved portable oxygen concentrator developed by a trusted name in oxygen therapy equipment. The lightweight design and long battery life, makes it the ideal oxygen concentrator for those who like to travel. This oxygen concentrator is a great way to allow you to maintain your active lifestyle with oxygen therapy. Ideal for air travel, this unit features dual rechargeable batteries that provide 8 hours of battery life depending on the oxygen setting.
Compact and reliable oxygen delivery! The Inogen One G2 Portable Oxygen Concentrator is a truly comprehensive personal oxygen delivery system, specially designed to provide those with medical oxygen requirements with true independence and freedom. The only concentrator on the market sufficient for use as a primary oxygen delivery system, the Inogen One G2 Portable Oxygen Concentrator exceeds all requirements for stationary, portable and sleep respiration.
Recently, Inogen released their latest model, the Inogen One G3. The G3, weighing only 4.8 lbs, is one of the lightest oxygen concentrators on the market while being able to provide up to setting 4 of oxygen. So, if you require a higher level of oxygen, but still want to have your freedom with a lightweight and transportable generator, the Inogen One G3 is the right choice.
The LifeChoice Activox oxygen machine is an incredible light weight oxygen generator with awesome portability and battery life. With 3 pulse flow settings of oxygen, the Activox portable oxygen concentrator has up to a 12 hour internal battery life as well as inexpensive external batteries which provide up to an additional 3 hours of life. Combined with being FAA approved, the Activox is the perfect POC for anyone looking to maintain their freedom and activity while still accomodating their oxygen therapy.
Air Travel with an Oxygen Concentrator
Many people with a diagnosed respiratory illness must use in-flight supplemental oxygen during air travel. To be able to do this, you will need to make arrangements ahead of time with the airline. You can make traveling with your portable oxygen concentrator easier by paying attention to this travel tips.
Inquire about travel policies on using portable oxygen when you first make your reservation.
Know which portable oxygen concentrators are approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for use on the flight. Your airline must approve the type of portable oxygen you use in order for you to bring it with you.
If you don"t have the FAA approved type of container, ask your oxygen provider if you can rent an FAA-approved portable oxygen concentrator.
Try to book a nonstop or direct flight to alleviate worries about layovers or missing a connecting flight.
Contact the airlines again 48 hours before takeoff. Remind them that you"re traveling with oxygen. Some airlines must inspect the oxygen tank 48 hours ahead of the flight to approve its use on the plane. Other airlines may provide oxygen to use on the plane for a fee.