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knee surgery and oxygen

my mom had a knee replacement, when it was time for her to be sent home she told them she was having a hard time breathing so they sent her home with an oxygen tank - is this normal?
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Unusual, but not unheard of.  I suggest you check with her treating surgeon, or her primary care physician for more details.
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