[Home medical care using long-term care insurance--centered on home oxygen therapy].

@article{Iwai2002HomeMC,
  title={[Home medical care using long-term care insurance--centered on home oxygen therapy].},
  author={Hiroko Iwai and Makoto Nojiri},
  journal={Gan to kagaku ryoho. Cancer & chemotherapy},
  year={2002},
  volume={29 Suppl 3},
  pages={465-7}
}
About two-thirds of the patients undergoing home oxygen therapy apply for the Long-term Care Insurance. Most of them are aged 75 or over but the degree of necessity of care is relatively low. Two-thirds of them apply for the insurance for the medical care-related reason, which are twice as many as those apply for the insurance because for the medical care-related reason. Medical cares covered by the Long-term Care Insurance include disease control by the visiting nurse, the assistance for the… CONTINUE READING