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Is there a significant fire hazard to doing oxygen therapy?

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Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

Yes absolutely! oxygen can be very hazardous especially to those who smoke and use a lit flame anywhere near a stream of flowing pure oxygen.
I personally have seen patients that have failed to heed warnings and be burned very seriously by this.

In brief: Yes

Yes absolutely! oxygen can be very hazardous especially to those who smoke and use a lit flame anywhere near a stream of flowing pure oxygen.
I personally have seen patients that have failed to heed warnings and be burned very seriously by this.
Dr. Kevin Considine
Dr. Kevin Considine
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