How to Buy Oxygen Concentrator Machine: Oxygen concentrators are more commonly used in places where there is no facility of liquid medical oxygen. For example, in many small hospitals or nursing homes.
Oxygen concentrator machine
Oxygen crisis is going on in hospitals of other states including Delhi, amid the second wave of corona across the country. Efforts are being made from all levels to supply oxygen. Family members of patients are seen to be arranging oxygen cylinders even at their own level amidst the decreasing oxygen in the hospitals. But how long is it possible to deviate one by one to fill an oxygen cylinder and fill it. In such a situation, Oxygen Concentrators are a better option for patients with mild and moderate symptoms.
This is a machine in which there is no need to fill oxygen, instead this machine generates oxygen itself. It separates nitrogen from normal air to produce a gas with a lot of oxygen. With the pipe in the machine, it reaches the patients with shortness of breath and gets comfortable. It can look like a portable trolley or it can look like the size of a computer or a small water purifier. Companies prepare it in different models.
Suddenly increased demand made it difficult to meet the market!
Oxygen concentrators are more commonly used in places where there is no facility of liquid medical oxygen. For example, in many small hospitals or nursing homes. In cases of corona, it is very helpful for patients with home isolation. The demand for concentrator suddenly increased due to deepening of the oxygen crisis in the Corona wave and in such a situation its availability in the market is going away. Let us know that BPL and Philips are its big manufacturer companies in the country. While concentrators from other companies are also available in the Indian market. However, these out of stock are currently running in most places.
Where to buy, how much does it cost?
Doctors are also suggesting home isolation amid shortage of beds in hospitals. Dr. Ved Chaturvedi of Sir Gangaram Hospital says that patients with mild and moderate symptoms can remain in isolation at home. Keep taking medicine on the advice of the doctor. Place an oximeter to check oxygen saturation. And when going below 94, the oxygen concentrator can use it.
You can get this at any good medical equipment store. Or else you can order it online as well. It can be available on many e-commerce sites like Amazon, Flipkart. Talking about its price, you can get a good concentrator in the range of 30 to 60 thousand rupees.
These are some of the models in trend
1. Philips Everflow Oxygen Concentrator (Philips Everflo Oxygen Concentrator): This machine, priced at Rs 50,000, weighs about 14 kg. It has a capacity to deliver up to 5 liters of airflow with a purity of 93-96 per cent. It is easy to maintain.
2. BPL Oxy 5 Neo (BPL OXY 5 NEO Oxygen Concentrator): This machine with an airflow of up to 5 liters with 93 per cent purity costs around Rs 50,000 in India.
3. Deadcuss de Oxygen Concentrator (Dedakj De Oxygen Concentrator: This series concentrator costs between 45 to 60 thousand rupees. It has the capacity to deliver up to 6-8 liters of airflow with 9% purity.
4. Nidek Nuvo 10 Oxygen Concentrator: Its cost is about one lakh rupees. This oxygen concentrator weighing 30 kg provides up to 10 liters of airflow with 95 percent accuracy.
Apart from these big models, many companies have now started preparing it in a very small size as well. Such machines are also available online at less than 10 thousand price. However, doctors and experts suggest that its use Medical supervision It is more beneficial to do in
Is purity as high as medical oxygen?
This machine gives slightly less pure oxygen than liquid medical oxygen.. Liquid medical oxygen where 99 Percent are pure, Same concentrator 93 From 95 Gives up to 100% pure oxygen. However according to experts, This is enough for corona patients with mild and moderate symptoms., Patients with oxygen saturation level 85 Percent or more.
85 Liquid medical oxygen is recommended only when the level below. Experts tell that Oxygen Concentrator ICU Cannot be considered an alternative to. Two tube concentrator in the same house, once upon a time 2 Can be used for patients, But expert In cases of corona The cross–Indicates the risk of infection and advises not to do so.
When will the machines be available easily in the market?
As you have known that BPL and Philips are its major manufacturer companies in the country. According to media reports, BPL Medical Technologies CEO Sunil Khurana has said that the industry was not ready for the sudden increase in demand. He says that orders have been placed for import of finished units and are also waiting for the arrival of its components from America. We will start production of this as soon as it arrives.
At the same time, Daniel Mejon, MD of Philips Indian Subcontinent, says that the company has increased the global production of oxygen concentrator. We are working towards making it available in India. In such a situation, it is expected that in 10 to 15 days this machine will be available on a large scale in the Indian market.
Also read: What is Oxygen Concentrator, how it saves patients’ lives, how different from Oxygen Cylinder?