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Non-Invasive Ventilation for patients with COVID-19: New findings

October 21, 2020 - Oxygen

Non-Invasive Ventilation for patients with COVID-19: New findings

The spread of the COVID-19 virus is placing unprecedented demands on our global healthcare systems. The  number of patients experiencing respiratory failure from acute respiratory distress syndrome and requiring respiratory support has increased significantly. Countries around the world  are  racing against time to find efficient and practical solutions to manage patients in each stage of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).

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Man on Oxygen Therapy

October 21, 2020 - Oxygen

Is COPD a risk factor for COVID-19?

As of September 30, 2020, the novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), responsible for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, has infected over 30 million people around the world and caused more than 1 million deaths. Given the devastating impact that COVID-19 can have on the lung, it is natural to fear for patients with underlying COPD.

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Home Oxygen Therapy Pulse Oximeter

October 21, 2020 - Oxygen

New trends in home oxygen therapy: connectivity and portability

Technological innovations drive better outcomes by making the use of oxygen for patients easier The home oxygen therapy industry continues to make significant advances towards oxygen therapy solutions with new innovations that include: 1.    Remote patient monitoring solutions  2.    Equipment improvements that enhance efficiency 3.    Connectivity 4.    Portability 5.    Durability

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Sleep better during COVID-19 pandemic

September 30, 2020 - SleepTalk this month

How Quality Sleep Can Boost Your Immunity During COVID

How a good night’s sleep can boost your immune system during the COVID era

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Comment entreposer des bouteilles d’oxygène à la maison.

September 18, 2020 - Oxygen

Oxygen Therapy At Home: Tips to Store Oxygen Tanks At Home

How to store oxygen cylinders/tanks at home

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masque nasal evora fisher paykel

September 1, 2020 - Product spotlight

New Product Launch: Fisher & Paykel Evora Nasal Mask

The New F&P Evora Nasal Mask Is Now Available! Introducing F&P Evora™, Fisher & Paykel Healthcare’s new compact nasal CPAP mask. Evora features the world’s first CapFit™ headgear and the next generation of Dynamic Support. Designed to be put on like a cap, this simple and intuitive movement ensures a perfect fit and tight seal, every time. This new design allows freedom of movement while keeping the mask comfortably in place while your patients sleep.

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September 1, 2020 - SleepTalk this month

Product Spotlight - NEW ResMed F30i Mask!

Introducing the ResMed AirFit™ F30i - the modern, compact, full-face mask with top-of-head tubing, giving you the freedom to sleep in any position. Not only does the innovative design of the AirFit F30i give you the flexibility to move around, but its minimalist curved cushion rests under your nose rather than over it, preventing irritation and discomfort while maintaining its seal. 

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September 1, 2020 - SleepTalk this month

Exciting new things happening at VitalAire!

To our VitalAire patients: We’re working hard to develop new and innovative ways to communicate with you.  Soon, we’ll be able to share more information about the exciting things coming your way!  But, before we can share anything with you, we need to make sure your contact information is accurate and up to date. Why?

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June 24, 2020 - Caring for CPAP products

How to Clean and Maintain CPAP Equipment at Home

These days, keeping your CPAP equipment clean is more important than ever.  Over time and with regular use, CPAP equipment will wear out and deteriorate. Replacing your mask and accessories regularly is an important part of maintaining an effective and hygienic sleep therapy routine. 

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May 8, 2020 - Promotions

VitalAire Now Offers Direct Shipping!

For a limited time, we are offering FREE SHIPPING on all orders over $75 and a FREE BOTTLE OF CPAP SOAP with the purchase of a CPAP mask.

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February 25, 2020 - SleepTalk this month

The Truth About Melatonin

What is Melatonin? Melatonin is a hormone that is produced naturally by your body within pineal gland inside of the brain.1 Directly correlated with your sleep, it helps to regulate your body’s internal clock, also known as circadian rhythm.1 Circadian rhythms are the signals your body gives you at the same time each day which instruct your body to wake up in the morning, stay alert during the day and feel drowsy in the evening.5

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September 9, 2019 - CPAP therapy tips

Ask Our Experts

Every month we get questions from you, our readers! In this section, our experts answer your most common questions around CPAP machines and supplies as well as how to get a better night’s sleep. We hope you’ll find these helpful and supportive of your treatment journey. As always, if you have any comments or questions, we’d love to hear from you!How often do I change the filter in my CPAP machine?

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