Thursday, 25 October 2012

The Perfecto2: Invacare’s Innovative Portable Oxygen Concentrator

When it comes to choosing a form of oxygen therapy, several options are available to you.  Whether you decide to have liquid oxygen or oxygen canisters delivered to your home by a home healthcare provider, or to use a portable oxygen concentrator, it is important to consider which features allow you to easily adhere to your doctor’s oxygen therapy prescription.   

The new Invacare® Perfecto2™ V Oxygen Concentrator is an economical option, which simply requires a one-time consultation and delivery.  One of the primary benefits in using an oxygen concentrator, is in its convenience.  This compact and versatile concentrator makes it easy to be on the move, whether around the house, or for travel.  The Perfecto2 is FAA approved for airline travel, and the unit can be run on AC, DC or batteries.   

This 5-liter unit is small, quiet and lightweight, and comes standard with the Invacare SensO2® oxygen sensor. The Perfecto2 V unit incorporates many great features including contemporary, patient-preferred external design and color, plus safeguards like built-in alarms and safety systems, a battery-free power-loss alarm, and Invacare® Sieve-GARD™ monitors.

The Perfecto2 is compact, measuring under two feet tall, and approximately one foot wide and deep; with a telescoping top handle for ease of movement, the Perfecto2 is conveniently mounted on durable casters, and weighs just 43 lbs.  And with settings for continuous flow or pulse dose to conserve o2, the Invacare Perfecto2 unit is just what the doctor ordered. 

Whether it’s the new Invacare Perfecto2 V Oxygen Concentrator, or another respiratory aid you’re interested in, Symbius Medical provides a wide variety of respiratory products and services to our customers throughout Arizona, California, Nevada and Utah.  Our Respiratory Therapists and clinical staff are trained to provide you with the education you need to use your equipment to improve the quality of your life, and our customer service department is available to answer your questions – we’ll even take care of processing your insurance claim with your primary or secondary insurance provider. 

Call us toll-free today at (800) 948-1868, or email to to learn more.

Friday, 5 October 2012

Treating Diabetic Foot Ulcers with Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT)

Diabetic foot ulcers have traditionally proven difficult to treat: the shape of the foot and toes, combined with flexion and the pressure of walking make it challenging to securely dress the wound.  With negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT), it has proven somewhat more difficult, where an airtight seal is essential.  With the Forefoot 50cc dressing, ...