This is the most deadly disease currently affecting the worldwide population. As per WHO, it is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. Most people have experienced mild to moderate respiratory illness and recovered without any special treatment. People over 50 and those with complicated medical issues such as diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, cancer, and cardiovascular disease are most likely to fall ill seriously.
The best solution to prevent and slow down the disease is to be educated about the COVID-19 virus. Be well informed on the current situation worldwide, how it can curb the cause and spread. Protect oneself and others by washing your hands frequently and using alcohol-based sanitizer and avoid touching your face.
This virus spreads initially through saliva or nose discharge of an infected person’s cough or sneeze. The people concerned should try to curtail the spread by coughing into a flexed elbow or by keeping a distance from normal people.
Currently, no specific vaccine or treatment has been found to treat this virus. But, many ongoing clinical trials are being evaluated for potential treatment. WHO will continue to keep the world updated as soon as clinical findings are announced.
How Independent Living Specialists Can Help
Independent Living Specialists will continue to serve the population with their wide range of equipment suitable to minimize the discomfort and provide the elderly and handicapped their required independence.
Floor-standing/portable oxygen concentrators and nebulizers are available in all their stores Australia wide. All devices have been chosen after carefully considering the brand reputation.
The best Oxygen concentrator will depend on the person’s oxygen needs, lifestyle and environment and these are sold based on a doctor’s prescription.
Use of Oxygen
Oxygen is very important for the human body to operate smoothly. It chemically changes food and liquid into energy. Cells are repaired, the brain is fed and even the nerves are calmed with oxygen. Most importantly, the intake of oxygen in the body’s main cleaning machine.
The oxygen we breathe burns the sugars and fatty acids in our cells to create energy. During respiration, the oxygen is sent to the lungs via breathing and transported by red blood cells to the whole body to create energy.
Use of Nebulizers
A nebulizer is a device that can be used by a person ailing with asthma or other respiratory ailments to dispense medication precisely or instantly to the lungs.
The nebulizer turns liquid medicine into a very clear vapour that could be inhaled through a face mask or mouthpiece. Inhaling the medicine this way makes it go directly into the lungs and the respiratory system where it is needed the most.
Use of Oxygen Concentrators
An oxygen concentrator is a medical appliance that is used to provide oxygen to patients with ailments related to breathing disorders. Those who have lower than normal oxygen concentration within their blood may be required to use an oxygen concentrator to restitute the oxygen requirement. This device also concentrates oxygen from gas by carefully eliminating nitrogen to supply an oxygen fortified product.
This device has been manufactured to give a reliable performance. Its improved features and lastingness is a bonus to its efficiency and simplicity. It is made in the USA and quite efficient in its cooling process. The exclusive turn down technology provides its stability and minimizes wear on internal gears to increase the durability of the product.
Porta Neb Compressor Nebulizer System is a low noise, high quality, easy to use electric device which provides reliable therapy at home or in a hospital with a treatment time of 6 to 8 minutes.
For inquiries of the products, call 1800 264 046 or visit www.ilsau.com.au