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    02-20-2018, 02:11 PM
    When I travel for work I used to use an HME as it could be 4 days on a dry vent. I was advised by my ventilation team to stop using them, something...
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    02-20-2018, 01:27 PM
    Yes, humidification but that brings its own problems. I get a lot of condensation/rain out which can result in me aspirating warm water if my support...
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    02-20-2018, 08:12 AM
    Cough assist machine plus chest percussion to clear my secretions. Always on my side and chest percussion on side of my chest to help unstick thick...
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    02-15-2018, 01:10 PM
    mrb replied to a thread Can't get rid of phlegm in Care
    Is it possible to get hold of a cough assist machine to use for a period of time? With me being vented I can't get secretions up very easily and I...
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    02-07-2018, 09:46 AM
    mrb replied to a thread suicide in Life
    It is the same in the UK the one exception is assisting someone to travel to an AS clinic in Switzerland as long as you don't benefit from the death...
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    02-04-2018, 08:47 AM
    mrb replied to a thread Quad Belly help in Exercise & Recovery
    I've recently started measuring my waist to try and see the impact of dieting on shape as well as weight. 3 measurements a day, morning before hoist,...
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    02-04-2018, 08:33 AM
    Make sure that the rep has the relevant connection lead/dongle and software for your wheelchair control system so they can adjust parameters...
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    02-02-2018, 10:16 AM
    I've got a Switch It micro guide on my day chair, chin control. Dynamic Controls DX joystick on my off road chair and replaced with a mo vis short...
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    01-28-2018, 11:49 AM
    mrb replied to a thread DIY electric addon in Equipment
    Apologies to find the discussion search the group for China this was the link to the addon debated, about GBP 580 Free Shipping 36V 250W Electric...
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    01-28-2018, 09:29 AM
    mrb replied to a thread DIY electric addon in Equipment
    Sorry I should have been clearer, to find the discussion on powered add on s you need to search that facebook group for Batec, or something similar....
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    01-27-2018, 02:51 PM
    mrb replied to a thread DIY electric addon in Equipment
    There was a discussion on facebook sci owners group recently on cheap alternatives AIR some from China for around GBP700. ...
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    01-27-2018, 10:01 AM
    mrb replied to a thread Pressure relief dilemma in Care
    Doh, that leaves me with no options. I get put to bed and positioned with a cushion raising my right buttock to keep the damaged ischial off the bed....
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    01-26-2018, 11:55 AM
    mrb replied to a thread Pressure relief dilemma in Care
    Thanks for that, I did think that all I was doing was shifting pressure. It was impossible to do 2-3 minute tilt backs, no where to go to do it and...
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    01-26-2018, 09:59 AM
    mrb started a thread Pressure relief dilemma in Care
    Recovering from a small mark on my right side ischial I started to do hourly tilting chair back for between 5-10 minutes. This seemed to work OK but...
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About mrb

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About mrb
Are you::
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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