Oxygen Cylinders




Keep the oxygen tanks (cylinders) away from all heat sources, including radiators, heat ducts, stoves, fireplaces, matches, and lighters.



Cylinders should be stored upright, properly restrained and in designated areas per facility policy.



Do not permit open flames, sparks, or burning tobacco in the room where oxygen is being used.



Use only as prescribed by the physician. Follow facility policy regarding changing the prescribed liter flow

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