Posted by Victor on October 26, 2001 at 12:15:19:
In Reply to: Jonny, what I got out of it was.... posted by Tony G on October 25, 2001 at 19:39:34:
between those medical professionals that constantly work with oxygen and those that prescribe oxygen with apparently very limited knowledge on the subject. Pilots that frequently use oxygen must be in top physical condition to prevent their blood carrying apparatus from getting lazy.
I was just questioning some of the scares put forth by some medical professionals, is there any basis for their claims?
It's my own personal experience that excerise helps to fight these beasts even if it's only a long brisk walk. I do not set a stop watch when taking oxygen praying the CH is under control if an arbitrary ten minute interval is prescibed. If it takes, 20 minutes, so be it.
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