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Audit, research and guideline update
Guideline update: The British Thoracic Society Guidelines on home oxygen use in adults
  1. Maxine Hardinge1,
  2. Jay Suntharalingam2,
  3. Tom Wilkinson3
  1. 1Oxford Centre of Respiratory Medicine, The Churchill Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Headington, Oxford, UK
  2. 2Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal United Hospital, Bath, UK
  3. 3Department of Clinical and Experimental Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr F Maxine Hardinge, Oxford Centre of Respiratory Medicine, The Churchill Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LJ, UK; maxine.hardinge{at}ouh.nhs.uk

Abstract

The 2015 British Thoracic Society (BTS) Home Oxygen Guidelines provides detailed evidence-based guidance for the use of oxygen by patients in their own homes or other non-acute hospital settings.

  • Long Term Oxygen Therapy (LTOT)
  • Palliative Care
  • Ambulatory Oxygen Therapy
  • Short Burst Oxygen Therapy

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