Why would oxygen therapist not recommend and make available for new patients all available oxygen delivery systems?
Some won't be paid for by insurance, some aren't practical and some arent' the safest in a home. Generally the concentrator is what's used in the home. You don't have to worry about running out of oxygen. With that you do need to have tanks available for power outages. There are portable ones now for when you go out too. Liquid oxygen can be used, but end up with a large tank sitting somewhere in your house. These work well for portable units too. Then there is the big old green tanks. These must be stored standing up and they don't last forever, therefore you end up with a bunch of big ugly green tanks standing in a corner somewhere, and requiring that they be changed in a certain period of time depending on the flow of oxygen you are using. They are big and heavy and not the easiest thing to move. If these are dropped, without the safety cap on, it can break off the valve and you have essentially a torpedo.
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