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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 10:10 PM
    Luna, the Newsletter Sparky is refererring to is a hard copy mailing. He can scan/post it if he wants. Fla mail is slow though! I have been out from...
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    Yesterday, 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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    12-10-2017, 04:09 PM
    Brianm replied to a thread Box wheelchairs anyone? in Equipment
    I should probably wait and let any Box users or those with better knowledge chime in, but Mike builds those chairs fully custom to your desire, I do...
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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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    12-07-2017, 05:10 PM
    Brianm replied to a thread ti lite tr in Equipment
    If they do add some chair length, that may very well be their reasoning. My questioning the need, right or wrong, is that it seems to me that not...
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    12-07-2017, 03:55 PM
    Brianm replied to a thread ti lite tr in Equipment
    That very well be the case and/or my spec's as a whole work. I am not sure why there would always need to be about 1" no matter what.
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    12-07-2017, 10:36 AM
    Brianm replied to a thread ti lite tr in Equipment
    I think this is one of those "sometimes" situations. I am on my third TR and all have had suspension forks, the first two FL and my current...
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    12-07-2017, 10:19 AM
    I am not here as often as in the past, but I sure am pleased to see this user back here!!! I played the video of the Twions that John posted and...
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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, 04:16 PM
    Brianm replied to a thread ti lite tr in Equipment
    How much TiLite adds or doesn't add to a chair seems like it has been a moving target through the years and it seems I recall that it can depend on...
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    12-06-2017, 04:05 PM
    Brianm replied to a thread Primo Sentinel in Equipment
    I tried the Sentinel a year or two back, I had a thread on it. I didn't like them as they didn't roll nearly as well MP's, as you can't inflate them...
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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, 03:39 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread DNR tattoo in Life
    The laws around end-of-life issues have become so complex and byzantine that my husband and I decided to have an attorney, working in conjunction...
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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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    Fahad, I am sorry that I did not see your message until just now. I am not an expert in tendon transfer. I think that the most commonly used muscle for tendon transfer is the brachioradialis. This way, when you cock the hand radially, it also closes your forefinger and thumb into tendodesis. But, somebody more experienced with such surgery should be advising you on this matter. Wise.
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Hi guys I am c5c6 complete quadriplegic. Sharing with you link of my article on my tendon transfer surgery results with a video on my website.

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Hey guyz, i have shared here Intermittent catheterization steps, tips and guidelines for male. You must follow it to avoid uti.

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