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    12-11-2017, 11:33 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Putting on briefs in Care
    Difficult to answer your question since 1. we don't know you level of injury (not in your profile) and 2. briefs with tabs...which ones? ...
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    12-11-2017, 05:32 PM
    I can't tell you what these brackets look like, but I would caution that these brackets, pin designs and plates have been crash tested to RESNA...
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    12-09-2017, 01:36 PM
    There is no dump adjustment on my m300. To compensate for that, I tilt the seat back. As you describe the position of your knees they are way too...
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    12-06-2017, 05:48 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Cons and Pros of TDX SP in Equipment
    Getting a chair for, say, over a weekend can be difficult. The chair just doesn't fit you. I am 6' 3' tall and there has never been a chair that I...
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    12-06-2017, 05:34 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Irrigation or installation in Care
    Bladder irrigation is washing the bladder (and the catheter tubing) out to remove blood clots, mucus and sediment that may clog the catheter. ...
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    12-06-2017, 11:27 AM
    gjnl replied to a thread Cons and Pros of TDX SP in Equipment
    I've had two TDX-SP chairs. In sum it isn't a bad chair, but now that I have a Permobil, there is no comparison between the two. The Permobil is...
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    12-05-2017, 11:43 PM
    I hope you don't get your hopes up too high on just one bottle of whatever Microcyn based product you have chosen. Using Microcyn based...
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    12-05-2017, 06:43 PM
    Very often, if a procedure is typically regarded as an out patient procedure, Medicare will not pay for an overnight stay, unless your doctor can...
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    12-05-2017, 06:39 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Bladder Stone? in Care
    Alka Seltzer contains three major ingredients: aspirin, sodium hydrogen carbonate and citric acid. If someone were going to try sodium bicarbonate...
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    12-04-2017, 11:33 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread DNR tattoo in Life
    I have a friend who is a paramedic. He has told me, don't have your relatives call for a paramedic team if you are in an "end of life" threatening...
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    12-04-2017, 07:18 PM
    Whether Medicare would cover it or not, in my area, the hospitals and outpatient clinics will not allow patients to use para transit, a taxi or...
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    12-04-2017, 06:59 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Mutant infection, heeelp!!! in Care
    Unless you are a trained medical professional, you shouldn't "decide if it is worth going on medication once again." That decision should be made by...
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    12-04-2017, 04:29 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread DNR tattoo in Life
    Did you make a verbal request? Do you have a written Do Not Resuscitate documentment? Here is the form from the the British Columbia Ministry of...
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    12-04-2017, 12:24 AM
    gjnl replied to a thread DNR tattoo in Life
    Okay the wife is gone, been out of the picture for some time. Let that go. You need to specify your own needs, forget what you think the...
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    12-03-2017, 09:14 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread DNR tattoo in Life
    I'm not exactly sure what your point is. Are you just morally/ethically opposed to the Do Not Resuscitate idea? Do you have an Advance Directive...
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    12-03-2017, 02:27 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread foley catheter in Care
    Steve, are you uncertain of the term irrigation? It is recommended to irrigate a catheter to dislodge sediment that may clog the catheter and...
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    12-02-2017, 11:22 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread foley catheter in Care
    The ingredients in these wipes: Order # 79521702 Manufacturer# 7952 Brand M-Care Meatal Manufacturer Sage Products Active Ingredients Purified...
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    12-02-2017, 09:03 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread foley catheter in Care
    Soap and water with a warm water rinse works well. I prefer to use Microcyn, HydroCleanse, TheracynAH, or MicrocynAH. For more about these...
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    12-02-2017, 03:05 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread DNR tattoo in Life
    A website named CaringInfo, sponsored by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization provides advance directives forms and instructions by...
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    11-29-2017, 11:26 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Jeans replacement? in Life
    Take a look at these threads on this forum for information on thermal base layers:...
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    11-28-2017, 10:48 PM
    i'm not sure which reviews on line you are reading, but I think you will find a whole different set of opinions if you search Permobil F3/5 and M3 on...
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    11-28-2017, 12:28 AM
    gjnl replied to a thread So I am patching my ROHO in Equipment
    r You are just over the top. Give it a rest, we know your opinion. Are you being paid by the company that produces the cushion you use to...
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    11-27-2017, 11:53 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Leaking bladder at night ??? in Care
    Actually, I asked how overtheline3 manages his bladder, KLD assumed he was doing intermittent catheterization.
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    11-27-2017, 11:48 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread So I am patching my ROHO in Equipment
    Obviously "August West" has a real dislike of and irritation with the Roho Cushion and is out to sabotage and dissuade any of us from using the brand...
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    11-27-2017, 11:30 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Bladder Stone? in Care
    Three liters of water a day can put some of us as risk for hyponatremia. Any one planning on embarking on the above recommendation needs to monitor...
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    11-27-2017, 03:06 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Who Wears Underwear? in Life
    I wear Helly Hansen base layers (long johns) because I am always cold. Summer I wear the lightweight style and in winter the warmer, heavier weight...
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    11-27-2017, 02:41 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Who Wears Underwear? in Life
    Commando reminded me of this cartoon from a couple weeks ago:
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    11-26-2017, 11:07 PM
    It appears that Maym had a cystoscopy during or just after the placement of the supra pubic catheter, so it is definitely time for a urologist to...
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    11-26-2017, 09:43 PM
    How long has Maym had a supra pubic catheter? Has she been screened by cystoscopy since the placement of the supra pubic catheter? There is always...
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