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a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas

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Long term transtracheal oxygen delivery through microcatheter in patients with hypoxaemia due to chronic obstructive airways disease.
Transtracheal oxygen therapy: an effective and safe alternative to nasal oxygen administration.
Assuming the most positive outcome possible, the patient gets through this hospitalization and will be discharged home on his/her transtracheal oxygen settings.
Several benefits to transtracheal oxygen therapy have been noted, including more efficient oxygenation, reduced energy expenditure associated with breathing, increased functional ability, less nasal irritation, and greater privacy (Bloom et al., 1989; Christopher, Spofford, Brannin, & Petty, 1986; Hoffman, Dauber, Ferson, Openbrier, & Zullo, 1987; Tiep & Lewis, 1987).
Transtracheal oxygen delivery consists of a small catheter being surgically placed into the trachea through the second and third tracheal rings.
The Fast Tract Starter Pack contains everything necessary for a Fast Tract procedure, as well as the first 90 days' supplies required by the patient for a smooth transition to transtracheal oxygen therapy.
This procedure simplifies transtracheal oxygen therapy for oxygen-dependent patients and reduces healing time.
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