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ERS 2017

Tuesday, 13 December 2016 12:28:00 Europe/London

Following on from our hugely successful ERS International Congress exhibition at the Excel in London in September 2016, we are planning for ERS 2017 in Milan on September 9th to 13th 2017.

 

More details to follow, look forward to seeing you there! #ERS2017

 

 

 

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Medtrade 2016

Sunday, 30 October 2016 12:28:00 Europe/London

Our US distributors are showing at Medtrade, World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia  October 31st to November 3rd 2016.

 

Visit the Applied stand (no. 1057) at #Medtrade16 for more information on #firebreak standards www.firebreaks.info

 

Visit the Sunset stand (no. 1944) at #Medtrade16 for more information on #firebreak standards www.firebreaks.info

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New firebreaks.info Site Goes Live

Wednesday, 8 June 2016 12:28:00 Europe/London

BPR Medical has launched a new website aimed at providing home oxygen service providers, healthcare professionals, insurers and others with information about firebreak standards.

 

The website: www.firebreaks.info provides details of the requirement for concentrators with a continuous flow to be fitted with a firebreak. It provides details of the ISO standards governing the requirement for firebreaks and answers many of the frequently asked questions.

 

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New study finds BPR Demand Valve superior

Monday, 13 July 2015 12:28:00 Europe/London

Findings of a recently completed study conducted by the Danish Headache Center have just been published in Cephalalgia, An International Journal for Headache.

 

The study shows that the DVO (demand valve oxygen) method of therapy was more effective than both a simple oxygen mask or a non-rebreathe mask. The study also showsed a significant preference for DVO over other delivery methods.

 

 

 

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Home oxygen and domestic fires

Thursday, 19 March 2015 12:28:53 Europe/London

An excellent article discussing home oxygen and domestic fires features in the March edition of Breathe, the clinical education publication of the European Respiratory Society. We hope this will prompt a wider recognition and awareness of this serious issue. See the article here: http://breathe.ersjournals.com/content/current

 

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The Joint Commission - Home Oxygen Fires

Sunday, 29 September 2013 07:26:18 Europe/London

Margherita Labson, R.N., M.S.H.S.A., Executive Director of The Joint Commission’s home care program, talks frankly about the challenges of providing medical oxygen in the home and the associated risks of fire and injury. Listen to the podcast at the link below:

 

http://ec.libsyn.com/p/f/f/6/ff6f1f4ca757a15f/MLabson_home_fires_FINAL.mp3?d13a76d516d9dec20c3d276ce028ed5089ab1ce3dae902ea1d01c08733d2cf59731a&c_id=6049284

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US Fire Administration: Home Oxygen Webinar

Wednesday, 26 June 2013 12:45:29 Europe/London

The US Fire Administration is running a free webinar today titled 'Using Home Oxygen Safely - What Everyone Needs to Know: When a Private Health Problem Becomes a Public Safety Threat'. For more informaiton visit the main story of visti http://eastforkfire.org/Training/USFA/HomeOxygen.htm

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HME News Reports on ISO 8359 Safety Improvements

Friday, 31 May 2013 14:48:50 Europe/London

The leatest edition of HME News reported on the fire safety improvements in ISO 8359 and how these are being addressed in the US. Read the full story here: http://hme.epubxp.com/i/115574/28

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NFPA Home Oxygen Fire Analysis is Alarming

Thursday, 21 February 2013 06:02:00 Europe/London

The National Fire Protection Association in the United States has published an analysis of 'Home Structure Fires by Equipment Involved in Ignition'. The report states that an average of 75 deaths in the US each year are caused by home structure fires where oxygen therapy equipment was involved in the ignition.

 

BPR Medical believe that more can be done to reduce this alarming figure.

 

To download the report visit: http://www.nfpa.org/assets/files/PDF/OS.HomeFiresEquipmentIgnition.pdf

 

Oxygen Patient

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Cannula Burn Back Evaluation

Monday, 21 January 2013 06:02:00 Europe/London

Wendell Hull & Associates, a widely acknowledged leader in the field of oxygen safety testing and forensic engineering, now offer a cannula burn back evaluation service. The new service can provide independent evidence of compliance with the recent amendment to ISO 8359 for oxygen concentrators.

 

To learn more visit: http://www.wendellhull.com/canula_burnback_evaluation.php

 

 Cannula Burn Back

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