oxygen therapy

German translation: Sauerstofftherapie

English term or phrase:oxygen therapy
German translation:Sauerstofftherapie
Entered by: Edith Kelly

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00:56 May 1, 2020
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COVID-19 - Medical - Medical (general)
Additional field(s): Medical (general), Journalism
English term or phrase: oxygen therapy
Definition from HealthLine:
Some people with breathing disorders can’t get enough oxygen naturally. They may need supplemental oxygen, or oxygen therapy. People who receive oxygen therapy often see improved energy levels and sleep, and better quality of life. There are a number of different types of oxygen therapies that can be used. These include: oxygen gas, liquid oxygen, oxygen concentrators, hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

Example sentence(s):
  • Home Oxygen Therapy No Longer Requires In-Person Testing and Signature Due to COVID-19 Risk Pulmonary Fibrosis News
  • It was described as a “precautionary step” by his office, but The Times of London reported that Johnson received oxygen therapy on arrival at hospital. The Daily Beast
  • Oxygen therapy is key to the successful treatment of advanced cases of Covid-19, and last Tuesday NHS England warned hospitals across the country about the risk to supplies in an urgent patient safety notice. It highlighted the dramatic recent increase in hospitals’ use of ventilators and in particular CPAP machines, which dispense ventilation through a face mask. The Guardian
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Unter der Sauerstofftherapie versteht man die therapeutische Gabe von Sauerstoff - meist im Rahmen einer akuten oder chronischen Gewebshypoxie.
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Definition from DicCheck Flexicon:
Unter der Sauerstofftherapie versteht man die therapeutische Gabe von Sauerstoff - meist im Rahmen einer akuten oder chronischen Gewebshypoxie.

Example sentence(s):
  • Verschiedene Lungenkrankheiten wie COPD und Cystische Fibrose können zu chronischer Atemnot und schliesslich zu einem Kollaps des Herz-Kreislauf-Systems führen. Mit einer Sauerstofftherapie beugen Patientinnen und Patienten den Folgen ihrer Krankheit vor - Lungenliga CH  
  • Die Sauerstoff-Langzeittherapie gehört heute zur Standardbehandlung einer chronisch respiratorischen Insuffizienz. - SGV SSMC  
  • Empfehlungen der SGI zur Sauerstofftherapie für COVID-19 Patientinnen und Patienten Die Betreuung von COVID-19-Patientinnen und -Patienten sollte im Einklang stehen mit den medizin-ethischen Richtlinien «Intensivmedizinische Massnahmen» (2013) der SAMW sowie den Richtlinien "Covid-19-Pandemie: Triage von intensivmedizinischen Behandlungen bei Ressourcenknappheit" (2020) der SGI und SAMW. Wir verweisen Sie an dieser Stelle zudem auf die Empfehlungen der SGI für die Aufnahme von Patientinnen und Patienten mit SARS-CoV-2 (2020). - Schweizerische Ges. für Intensivmedizin  
Edith Kelly
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Yes  Ulrich Eberhardt
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