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Lithium Ion batteries

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Lithium Ion batteries

When we hear Lithium Batteries, we may think of electric vehicles, manufacturers, power walls etc. However, they are so integrated in our day-to-day lives that we sometimes forget how important they have come to be for our lifestyles in the 21st century. Lithium-Ion Battery (Li-ion batteries) were first introduced to the marketplace in 1991 but they had a bad reputation for being unstable causing fires and explosions. Thankfully with the swift advancements of technology the root issue was found and resolved. The charging process that was creating electric shortages that lead to thermal runaways to potentially make the battery explode was rectified and...

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Everything you need to know about travelling with Oxygen

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Everything you need to know about travelling with Oxygen

Everything you need to know about travelling and living with Oxygen Therapy: The Good & The Bad. Oxygen Tanks or Oxygen Concentrators? How do I choose? What do I need to travel with Oxygen?

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Oxygen Equipment 101

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Oxygen Equipment 101

Gaining a better understanding of Home Oxygen Systems

Oxygen, we all need it for survival and some need it more than others because of compromised health.  I have had frequent queries regarding what is available for oxygen equipment and what is best for travelling.  Supplemental oxygen can come in three different categories, namely Compressed gas (Cylinders), Liquid form and Generated oxygen (Concentrators).  In any of these forms, the amount of time one would have before running out usually is dependent on the flowrate.  Please note that the amount of oxygen needed or flow rates are determined and assessed by your Physician or Health Care Professional.

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