Recent News from American Medical

Get all the latest news that has to do with oxygen therapy and lung diseases, as soon as it hits the presses. We help you stay informed on all the important issues that affect you, whether you have COPD, use oxygen therapy, or any other lung disease. Find all the most recent news about American Medical as well, here on our blog.
  • Interview with an Oxygen User

    A mother, traveler, advocate, and oxygen user since the age of 21…meet Diane Neal! This incredible, multifaceted woman hasn’t let her oxygen therapy define her. Learn more about how Diane takes her freedom into her own hands and encourages others to do the same!

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  • Flooding: Top 5 Safety Tips

    As many of you may have heard (or even unfortunately experienced), a hurricane, deemed “Harvey,” hit the coast of Texas, near Corpus Christi. The long road to clean-up and recovery is just beginning for many. Interested in donating to the victims of Hurricane Harvey? Click here to view Charities Providing Assistance in the Wake of Hurricane Harvey!

    Natural disasters, such as flooding, can be extremely dangerous for people of all ages, especially if you suffer from any lung or breathing related illnesses. Even after the flood water recedes, there are conditions that can put your lung health at risk. How can you stay safe during these uncertain times? Keep reading for our top five things you’ll want to know during a flooding weather emergency.

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  • The Air Quality Index - Why is it Important?

    The American Lung Association recently released their “State of the Air” 2017 findings and there are some things you’ll want to know especially if you suffer from COPD or other lung and breathing related illnesses.

    Each year, the American Lung Association reviews their State of the Air findings for every state in the U.S.

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  • Meet Linda!

    If you have visited our Colorado retail store, you’ve most likely met Linda. Linda is the smiling face that greets and assists customers interested in purchasing or renting oxygen equipment. Linda has been factory trained by SeQual, Inogen, Respironics, Invacare, AirSep, Inova Labs, and DeVilbiss. She enjoys educating customers about the various options available and assisting them in selecting the products and accessories that best fit their needs. Interested in getting know Linda and AMSR better? Keep reading below:

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  • Why Rent With Us?

    Going on a trip? Interested in trying a unit before you buy it? You’ve come to the right place! Our rental program provides oxygen users with the unique opportunity to use an oxygen concentrator without purchasing it! Our extensive fleet of both home and portable units features continuous and pulse flow oxygen delivery systems to fit varying needs. Additionally, all of our rental machines are FAA approved and ready for flight!

    Ready to get started? Our Rental Specialists are waiting to assist you with everything from choosing the right rental to calculating how much battery time you’ll need on a flight!

    Keep reading below to see just what sets us apart from the competition:

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  • Why Choose Us?

    Here at AMSR we know that once you’ve been prescribed oxygen therapy things can get a little overwhelming. There’s a lot of information to learn and a lot of equipment and products to consider. Luckily, here at the Oxygen Concentrator Store by American Medical we’re well versed, being an industry leader for over 15 years. We are headquartered in Denver, CO and support our oxygen customers in the USA and around the globe.

     

    At American Medical Sales & Rentals we take pride in the level of quality products and services we provide for our customers. We are a full service oxygen provider and believe that our relationship with the patient begins after the sale. Our trained Oxygen Specialists offer a relaxed process to find you the perfect equipment to fit not only your medical needs but lifestyle as well! Keep reading below to see just what sets us apart from the competition:

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  • Top 2 Breathing Techniques for COPD

    Are you ready for all of the fun activities in 2017? If you suffer from COPD or other lung/breathing related illnesses you may notice that with the cold weather and with increased physical activity your breathing isn’t as easy as it should be. Luckily we’ve put together two simple and easy to follow techniques to keep you breathing easy and relaxed!

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  • 2017 Top Rated Portable Oxygen Concentrators

    We are a few weeks into 2017 and it’s time to roundup the top three oxygen concentrators of this year.

    With some amazing technology that has impacted the market this year, there are innovations that have made oxygen concentrators better than ever before. In this post, we will go over our top three best-selling portable oxygen concentrators for this year so far.

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  • How to Prevent Dry Nose, Throat, and Mouth on Oxygen

    Autumn has finally graced us with its chilly presence and that means a lot of cold and dry air is coming your way! If you or a loved one is on Oxygen Therapy, you may have noticed some uncomfortable dryness in the throat, nose, or mouth. This is a common side-effect for first time oxygen users that most people grow accustom to over time. However, there are many helpful tips and tricks to make the cold weather and dry oxygen conditions much more pleasant and livable!

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    It’s always important to remember and follow your prescribed oxygen flow rate. This number was likely given to you by your doctor and is imperative for you to follow in order to receive the proper oxygen therapy your condition requires. If you find your current flow rate is uncomfortable and causes skin irritation, nose dryness, and/or nose bleeds there are some tips and tricks you can try to ease this!

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  • What is Oxygen Purity?

    The purity level of your oxygen delivery is extremely important to your therapy and overall health. An oxygen concentrator is used to maintain a certain level of purity at each individual setting. But what exactly is oxygen purity and what does it mean?

    Oxygen is a colorless, tasteless, and odorless gas that makes up approximately 20% of the air we breathe. If you suffer from COPD or other lung/respiratory diseases you probably require supplemental oxygen. Perhaps you’ve heard your doctor mention oxygen purity when talking about your ideal settings and levels. The word “purity” refers to how pure of a percentage of concentrated oxygen is available to the patient. Medical grade oxygen for an oxygen concentrator should be no less than 90.0% and no more than 96.0%. It’s also important to consider your altitude level when looking at ideal oxygen saturation levels. For example, an ideal saturation level at or near sea level will fluctuate slightly from cities at a higher altitude such as Denver, Colorado. If you’re unsure or confused about your required oxygen levels, consult your doctor.

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