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Travel Checklist

Oxygen Supplies

 [   ]       cannulas
 [   ]       Christmas Tree
 [   ]       connectors
 [   ]       distilled water
 [   ]       extra regulators (if available)
 [   ]       humidifier bottle
 [   ]       spare cylinders
 [   ]       tank keys (for gas O2)
 [   ]       tubing

Nebulizer Supplies

 [   ]       extra med cups
 [   ]       tubing

CPAP/BiPAP

 [   ]       adapter (if visiting outside the US)
 [   ]       filters
 [   ]       hose
 [   ]       mask
 [   ]       power cord

 

Medications

 [   ]       blood sugar meter (diabetics)
 [   ]       extra inhalers/handihalers
 [   ]       extra prescriptions for oxygen, meds, etc.
 [   ]       glucose tablets (diabetics)
 [   ]       list of medications, doctor’s name and number, an allergies
 [   ]       nebulizer meds

Misc. Supplies

 [   ]      alcohol swabs
 [   ]      batteries
 [   ]       book/reading material
 [   ]       bottled water
 [   ]       cell phone
 [   ]       checkbook/credit card
 [   ]       duct tape
 [   ]       emergency phone numbers
 [   ]       extension cord
 [   ]       extra pillows and blankets
 [   ]       flashlights
 [   ]       hand sanitizer
 [   ]       handywipes, tissues
 [   ]       money
 [   ]       oximeter
 [   ]       personal address book/phone book
 [   ]       plastic bags for soiled clothes and shoes
 [   ]       soap for cramps
 [   ]       spare keys
 [   ]       tea light candles and matches

 

Helpful Information for Traveling with Oxygen

 

Good advice from the AARC:   http://www.yourlunghealth.org/healthy_living/articles/traveling/index.cfm 

Oxygen Availability, by Airline:  http://www.emphysema.net/airline_oxygen.htm

Breathin' Easy Tips& Articles:  http://www.breathineasy.com/tips_ground.asp

O2 on Amtrak? - http://tinyurl.com/622zr

O2 on Rail Canada (VIA)? - http://www.viarail.ca/planner/en_plan_beso_medi.html

O2 on Cruise Lines? - http://www.breathineasy.com/tips_sea.asp

O2 on Greyhound Bus? - http://www.greyhound.com/travel_information/disabilities.shtml

O2 Locations - American Home Patient  http://americanhomepatient.com/v4/the_company/locations.html

O2 Locations - Apria http://www.apria.com/branch_locator/1,2778,,00.html

O2 Locations - Lincare http://www.lincare.com/customers-visitors/locationmap.html

O2 Locations - Medigas (Canada) http://www.praxair.com/na/us/praxairSL.nsf/StoresCountry?OpenView&Country=CANADA

O2 Locations - Pacific Pulmonary Services http://www.ppsc.com/Html/locations.asp

O2 Locations - Praxair http://www.praxair.com/na/us/praxairSL.nsf/StoresCountry?OpenView&Country=USA

O2 Locations - Rotech http://www.rotech.com/locations/index.html


 

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