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    11-18-2017, 01:53 PM
    Probably accurate, they won't be live for long so actually practicing on dead bodies.
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    11-18-2017, 01:49 PM
    It is a step forward in that with the power of Airbnb it will be the go to site to advertise rooms not having to look at a number of different...
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    11-17-2017, 02:33 PM
    And this page shows options but I think might be biased to tetramouse http://tetramouse.com/compare.html
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    11-17-2017, 02:30 PM
    Looking at other options this one might do but no information on purchasing in Europe http://www.quadstick.com/shop/quadstick-singleton
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    11-17-2017, 02:21 PM
    I'd suggest looking at a quadjoy https://quadjoy.com/product/quadjoy-3-system/#quadjoy-3-unit and controlling mouse position with it using lips or...
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    11-13-2017, 10:30 AM
    I try and avoid using anything without knowing that it is the correct med for the condition. As the outbreak looked so much like herpes we used...
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    11-13-2017, 08:18 AM
    mrb replied to a thread Roho pressure gauge in Equipment
    Pressures involved are tiny, 4.5 micro pascals for me at 81kg, with no weight on cushion about 0.7 micro pascals. We think that it might be...
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    11-13-2017, 08:03 AM
    They definitely are not pressure, we have checked all footwear and nothing rubs at those points. District Nurse team confirm that it is not pressure....
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    11-12-2017, 12:59 PM
    mrb started a thread Roho pressure gauge in Equipment
    After a lot of trial and error I've finally got a reliable digital gauge for the Roho. Luckily I've been able to use quirks like the Roho pump...
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    11-12-2017, 12:20 PM
    mrb replied to a thread I'm cold all the time in Care
    Major brand in the UK is Buff. I wish that I could wear them but can't with a trache, I'm sure that not being able to zip layers up all the way...
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    11-12-2017, 08:24 AM
    mrb replied to a thread I'm cold all the time in Care
    One of the best choices of material for base layer or long johns is merino wool. Excellent wicking and doesn't retain smell. Well worth checking out.
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    11-11-2017, 12:48 PM
    About 3 months ago I had a small patch of red spots appear on my left foot, they migrated together into one larger spot but still made up of little...
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    11-09-2017, 08:41 AM
    mrb replied to a thread I'm cold all the time in Care
    I'm cold all the time, can go hypothermic in the house with heating on. It is the biggest problem I have preventing me going out most of the year....
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    11-09-2017, 08:26 AM
    mrb replied to a thread suicide in Life
    I get moved to hospital if we lose power for more than 8 hours, vents, air mattress and hospital bed are useless without power, bought a 7.5kw...
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    11-08-2017, 09:03 AM
    mrb replied to a thread suicide in Life
    I find thinking about the future far worse than the past but each to their own we have few choices to end it.
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    11-07-2017, 09:04 AM
    mrb replied to a thread Problem with Permobil again in Equipment
    have you tried wheelchairdriver website/forum? One other source of help if you have a local Remap engineer is asking him to take a quick look. Total...
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    11-06-2017, 10:14 AM
    I confirmed that 559or 25" in wheelchair is a 26 bicycle tyre. There are 100's if not 1000's of 26 " tyres, millions of bikes were made using 26"...
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    11-05-2017, 09:14 AM
    mrb replied to a thread suicide in Life
    James, lots of interesting reading. Too much for me to comment on it all. You touched on important areas - taking loved ones to a clinic miles away...
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    11-05-2017, 08:31 AM
    You need to consider wheel rim width as well. A mountain bike 559 is also called a 26 but typically are wider rim for a wider mtb tyre. To further...
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    11-02-2017, 02:26 PM
    mrb replied to a thread suicide in Life
    And that is the problem, I can use Tor to search the dark web, find someone selling sodium nxxxxxxxx, order it from China, it gets delivered and then...
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    11-02-2017, 09:37 AM
    mrb replied to a thread suicide in Life
    You need a reasonably large supply of most drugs capable of killing you. The problem for any high quad is you don't have them, your support workers...
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    11-02-2017, 09:03 AM
    mrb replied to a thread suicide in Life
    Err, not everyone has those options! Did you read the bit where I said I am never alone? I've got a support worker within a few metres of me 24/7!...
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    11-01-2017, 08:54 AM
    mrb replied to a thread suicide in Life
    I don't think that anyone has it easy no matter what the level of injury and I can't imagine what it is like to be injured so young. I'm "lucky" to...
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    10-31-2017, 12:40 PM
    mrb replied to a thread suicide in Life
    The comment was aimed at someone who didn't understand that as a high level quad I don't have the option of picking up a gun. But there are some...
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    10-31-2017, 08:19 AM
    mrb replied to a thread suicide in Life
    The Swiss laws on Assisted suicide are interesting in comparison to other European options but you will need local doctors to document your...
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    10-30-2017, 10:42 AM
    mrb replied to a thread suicide in Life
    Without going into the full post you made your lack of understanding of what a high level quad can do sums up your ignorance of the subject. I can't...
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    10-30-2017, 08:15 AM
    mrb replied to a thread Ratio-citolapram in Care
    That is the way to get through it, find things to do and enjoy doing them. I was diagnosed with manic depression at 16,spent my life getting through...
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    10-30-2017, 08:07 AM
    mrb replied to a thread suicide in Life
    AFAIK suicide can be discussed here, what can't is a how to do it in detail. Sad really as I know from posts on SCI facebook groups that many go...
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    10-29-2017, 08:45 AM
    mrb replied to a thread Ratio-citolapram in Care
    I went onto it about 3 months post accident, I'd struggled to cope and asked for vent to be switched off.Spent about a month on it then looking at...
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About mrb
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A person with SCI/D?
Date of injury (NA if not spinal-injured)?:
3/3/13
Location:
UK
Gender:
Male
Occupation:
Consultant to cycling industry
Interests:
Haha, I can't f'cking move anything to do anything.
Biography:
C3 complete, ventilated cycling accident March 2013

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