Medical oxygen is widely used in every healthcare setting, with applications from anaesthesia to inhalation therapy.
Quality care and safety are unquestionably critical, so it is important that medical oxygen is handled with the utmost diligence. BOC Healthcare offers medical oxygen solutions, products and services to meet the specific requirements of the care facility or to help patients in the home.
Advances in therapeutic uses of medical oxygen have resulted in increased usage for a number of diverse clinical applications, among them:
To treat hypoxia and hypoxaemia.
During surgery to maintain tissue oxygenation under anaesthesia.
As part of resuscitation.
In mechanical lung ventilation for the treatment of respiratory depression.
In the treatment of diseases such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), pneumoconiosis, pneumonia, heart attack and pulmonary embolism.
To treat respiratory distress syndrome in newborns.
In the treatment of respiratory burns
As part of the gold standard of care for carbon monoxide poisoning.
In homecare, for patients needing long-term oxygen therapy or mechanical ventilation.
Medical oxygen is subject to rigorous regulations and standards with regards to the production, handling and use. We follow strict guidelines in GMP manufacture, control and distribution. In addition, as your healthcare partner, we do more than supply high quality medical oxygen. We can provide the expertise, training and support needed to ensure that the oxygen is delivered safely to patients.