Domiciliary oxygen therapy: assessment and management
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Domiciliary oxygen therapy: assessment and management

Dave Lynes Head of education, Respiratory Education UK and academic lead, University Hospital Aintree
Carol Kelly Senior lecturer, Edge Hill University, Ormskirk, Lancashire, BSc (Hons) respiratory disease management, Respiratory Education UK, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool

This article examines assessment and management strategies for all categories of domiciliary oxygen therapy for adult patients. It highlights the evidence underpinning each category, and enables dissemination of good practice to colleagues, patients and carers.

Nursing Standard. 23, 20,50-56. doi: 10.7748/ns2009.01.23.20.50.c6747

Correspondence

dave.lynes@respiratoryeduk.com

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review