Hors-Sens


Examples:

Caire Focus setting 2 is approximately 1.1 LPM.

Caire Eclipse setting 2 is approximately 1.8 LPM.  Same company but different setting values. 

Inova Activox  4L setting 4 is approximately 1.7 LPM.  Less than half of the setting.

Respronics SimplyGo setting 6 is approximately 5 LPM.

 

POCs, OCDs, their settings and approximate LPM
Portable Oxygen Concentrators (POC)
Settings
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Caire Approximate Liters Per Minute (LPM)
Focus 0.6 1.1        
Freetsyle 0.6 1.2 1.7      
Freestyle 5 0.7 1.3 2.0 2.7 3.4  
Freestyle Comfort 0.7 1.5 2.2 2.9 3.6  
Eclipse 5* 0.9 1.8 2.7 3.6 4.4 5.3 The Good
Inogen
Inogen one G4 0.7 1.5 2.2      
Inogen one G3 0.7 1.5 2.2 2.9 3.6  
Inogen one G2 0.7 1.5 2.2 2.9 3.6 4.4 The Bad
Inova
Activox 4L 0.4 0.8 1.3 1.7     The Ugly
Invacare
Platinum 0.8 1.5 2.3 3.1    
XP02 0.6 1.2 1.8 2.3 2.9  
Oxlife
Independence* 0.9 1.8 2.7 3.6 4.4 5.3  
Precision Medical
EasyPulse 150 0.5 1.1 1.8 2.3 2.9    
OxyGo
OxyGo Fit 0.8 1.5 2.2      
OxyG0 0.7 1.5 2.2 2.9 3.6  
Respronics            
SimplyGo Mini 0.6 1.1 1.7 2.3 2.9  
SimplyGo 0.8 1.7 2.5 3.3 4.2 5.0  
Zen-0
Zen-0 Lite 0.7 1.5 2.2 2.9 3.6  
Zen-0* 0.6 1.1 1.7 2.3 2.9 3.4  
Oxygen Conserving Device (OCD) Settings
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Drive Approximate Liters Per Minute (LPM)
Bonsai Velocity* 0.6 1.1 1.7 2.3 2.8 3.4
 Chad Evolution* 0.7 1.4 2.0 2.7 3.4 4.1 4.8
SmartDose Mini* .9 to 2.7 1.8 to 3.6 2.7 to 4.4 3.6 to 5.3 4.4 to 6.2  
Precision Medical            
EasyPulse 5+6* 0.6 1.2 1.8 2.4 3.0  

The approximately equivalent LPM for POC and OCD pulse settings in this chart are arrived at using

a 3.5 to 1 conserving ratio at 16 breathes per minute(bpm)

* Fixed Bolus size.  As one exerts and their breathes per minute increase fixed bolus size pocs and ocds deliver increasing milliliters or oxygen per minute.

 


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