TITLE

travel tips. Oxygen Device Approved for Airline Travel

PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
PN;Oct2010, Vol. 64 Issue 10, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Invacare® SOLO2® Transportable Concentrator from Invacare Corp. was approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to be used on passenger aircraft for patients who need enough supply of oxygen.
ACCESSION #
53571847

 

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