A patient is being discharged home on oxygen therapy. Which of the following statements by the patient indicates a need for further teaching?


•Tightening an oxygen mask too much can cause skin breakdown. Instruct the patient to wear the mask comfortably.

•The other options all demonstrate adequate patient knowledge of home oxygen use.

•Non-petroleum-based lubricants are recommended for oxygen-tube use, due to the risk of fire associated with highly flammable oil and petroleum-based lubricants.

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