Tag: COPD and high altitude

This is part one of a three-part article. Click here for part 2: "Using Your Own Oximeter."  Click here for part 3: "Breathing Techniques." To read the entire article on PERF's main website, click here. By Mary Burns, RN, BS PERF Executive Vice President Summer vacations are upon us and some of you have expressed concerns about going to higher altitudes, either by flying, or by driving up to the mountains. You may remember that as you ascend