oxygen therapy

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00:57 May 1, 2020
English to Japanese translations [PRO]
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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4 +1酸素療法
Yukie Nakamura


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  • 酸素ボトルは航空輸送上「危険品」に該当しますが、医療用酸素ボトルに限り航空輸送が認められています。 機内で酸素療法が必要なお客さまは、医療用酸素ボトルの貸し出しサービスがございます。(有料) - JAL - 事前申告が必要なサポー  
  • 新型コロナウイルスによる肺炎患者に対する酸素療法はエアロゾルが発生しやすく、密着して作業する医師や看護師は大量のウイルスに曝露されるリスクにさらされています。 - Yahoo! Japanニュース  
Yukie Nakamura
United States
Local time: 21:19
Native speaker of: Native in JapaneseJapanese

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