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Home Oxygen

Home Oxygen Therapy reduces your shortness of breath, improves the quality and length of your life and allows you to become more active. VitalAire has more than 25 years of experience in Home Oxygen provision with dedicated healthcare professionals providing clinical assessment, education, safety and follow up programs to ensure successful treatment. 

 


VitalAire provides a complete range of respiratory services by Healthcare Professionals:

  • Home oxygen therapy  
  • CPAP therapy for obstructive sleep apnea
  • Sleep apnea programs
  • Respiratory assessment and treatment

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VitalAire Home Oxygen Program

Our professional healthcare staff will provide you with education, clinical assessments, therapy initiation. Our services also includes follow-up and communication with other members of your healthcare team as necessary to ensure successful treatment.

Studies show that regular home visits and access to a healthcare professional reduce hospitalizations and improve outcomes.

Who Needs Home Oxygen?

Today, there are accurate methods to determine the level of oxygen in your blood. Obviously, oxygen is necessary for life, there are conditions which may cause your body to become short of oxygen; the most common cause is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Other people who will benefit from home oxygen include those with Pulmonary Fibrosis, Heart Failure and other Cardio-Pulmonary conditions. Finally, there are variety of other uses for home oxygen that include treating migraine headaches and nebulizer use.

Traveling with Oxygen

Traveling with oxygen can present some unique problems, most of which can be solved with careful planning. Contact our VitalAire head office for support and advices.

Healthcare Professionals

See the latest COPD Guidelines published by the South African Thoracic Society below.

VitalAire utilize extensive internal Respiratory Training Programs and external (Physician Specialists) training programs to ensure that our Healthcare Professionals remain current.

This allows VitalAire to provide clinical initiation and follow up programs to the latest standards, resulting in improved support and therapy compliance for your patients.

 

Self-assessment for COPD

If you seem to becoming increasingly Short of Breath (SOB) from doing normal activities, take the COPD test below. There are 5 simple questions and if you answer YES to any one of the 5 questions, you should discuss the results with your doctor, who may then send you for a Lung Function Test.