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    Use of Oxygen Therapy in COPD Conditions

    Use of Oxygen Therapy in COPD, This is why it's important never to use someone else's oxygen or to try oxygen 'just in case'.   Who will decide i...

    Use of Oxygen Therapy in COPD Professional

    Use of Oxygen Therapy in COPD, NIV should be used as the treatment of choice for persistent hypercapnic ventilatory failure during exacerbations not responding to medical therapy. ...

    Prescribing Oxygen Professional

    Prescribing Oxygen, Nocturnal oxygen therapy. Palliative oxygen therapy. Travel - usually portable cylinders. For holidays in the UK, the usual contractor will make...

    Photodynamic Therapy Professional

    Photodynamic Therapy, Energy is transferred in the form of light via the intracellular photosensitiser to oxygen molecules. The oxygen then forms highly reactive intermediar...

    Fat Embolism Syndrome Professional

    High flow rate of oxygen is given to maintain the arterial oxygen tension in the normal range. Restriction of fluid intake and the use of diuretics can minimise fluid accumulation in...

    Nicotine Replacement Therapy Conditions

    Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) increases your chance of quitting smoking. This leaflet is part of our series on smoking ...

    Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Conditions

    Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a talking therapy that can help you manage your problems by changing the way you feel, think and...

    Summary Conditions How it works Treatment Self-help

    Management of Stable COPD Professional

    Patients prescribed zanamivir should have a fast-acting bronchodilator available. [ 9 ] Oxygen therapy See the separate article on  Use of Oxygen Therapy in COPD . ...

    Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Conditions

    Portable oxygen is available in cylinders but, if someone needs long-term oxygen therapy (LTOT) for long periods of the day, an oxygen concentrator is required.

    Cluster Headaches Conditions

    It often works well but possibly not as quickly as sumatriptan injection. 100% oxygen therapy : this is an alternative treatment that may be advised, especially if sumatriptan injections ...

    Gene Therapy Professional

    Gene Therapy, Disorders resulting from multiple gene defects, such as heart disease, Alzheimer's disease and diabetes, are not good candidates for gene therapy. Single gene defec...

    Electroconvulsive Therapy Professional

    Electroconvulsive Therapy, Background Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has been around since the 1930s. It was originally tried in schizophrenia but it was soon shown to benefit ...

    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Conditions

    Unfortunately, just because you feel breathless with COPD it does not mean that oxygen will help you. Great care has to be taken with oxygen therapy. Too much oxygen can a...

    Menopause and Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) Conditions

    Menopause and Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT), Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may ease your symptoms. If you are considering taking HRT, you should discuss the risks and benefit...

    Dyspnoea in Palliative Care Professional

    Tricyclic antidepressants and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) may be helpful, especially for panic attacks. Oxygen therapy The role of oxygen therapy for pallia...

    Cor Pulmonale Professional

    Similarly, in chronic cor pulmonale, treatment of the underlying cause is combined with specific management as below: Long-term oxygen therapy (LTOT)/nocturnal oxygen therapy ...

    Acute Exacerbations of COPD Professional

    When sputum has been sent for culture, the appropriateness of antibiotic treatment should be checked against laboratory culture and sensitivities when they become available. [ 1 ] Oxygen thera...

    Gangrene Professional

    Amputation may be required if blood supply cannot be restored (although, if a small area is involved, auto-amputation may take place). Other therapies Hyperbaric oxygen ther...

    Breathlessness Professional

    Addressing nutritional support with a dietician may be helpful. Oxygen therapy Ongoing or intermittent oxygen therapy via a face mask or nasal prongs may be of benefit in some ...

    Hip Fracture Conditions

    You will be given pain relief as needed. Oxygen therapy (via a facemask or nasal cannulae) is usually given. A drip to give you intravenous fluids will also be required by most people.

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