When you travel with a portable ventilator by air, plan well in advance. Educate yourself about relevant airline procedures and policies and check with your ventilator’s manufacturer to be sure your device is intended for use during air travel.
When you travel with a portable ventilator by car, knowing how to move your patient is very important. Find out how to move a patient out of wheelchair into a car and a patient who will remain in a wheelchair while traveling in a car.
The information and guidance presented on this website is informational only and not intended to influence practice or supersede the instructions for use of any specific device.