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Changes in the provision of home oxygen therapy

VOL: 101, ISSUE: 42, PAGE NO: 42Yvonne Henderson, BSc, MCSP, is module leader, National Respiratory Training Centre, WarwickFrom February 2006, specialist teams will assess the oxygen requirements of patients before prescribing the most appropriate form of home oxygen therapy. Yvonne Henderson explains why these changes are necessary and outlines the anticipated benefits for patients and primary care trusts.

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