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    Yesterday, 10:07 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Bowel change in Care
    Actually, Valium has a sedative effect on the bowel and usually results in sluggish motility. Now that you are not taking Valium, your bowel motility...
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    Yesterday, 10:53 AM
    gjnl replied to a thread Blood Clots in Bladder in Care
    Just for the record, I did not recommend or even mention Microcyn in this thread. And as for the catheter, I am not the only one who has had success...
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    09-20-2017, 10:41 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Blood Clots in Bladder in Care
    The problem here is that none of us, including the SCI nurses, really know how much bleeding/blood in the urine that Sfedor408 is experiencing. Hard...
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    09-19-2017, 04:11 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Blood Clots in Bladder in Care
    The Poiesis Duette catheter may be what you are looking for: You can request free samples of this catheter at : ...
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    09-19-2017, 12:48 PM
    Depending on your insurance requirements, you may not have a choice about having to get a seating evaluation by a physical or occupational therapist....
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    09-18-2017, 11:43 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread causes of disreflexia in Care
    You could go from 22fr to 18fr right now with very little difficulty. That stoma closes up so quickly around the catheter,
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    09-18-2017, 10:31 PM
    DME = Durable Medical Equipment Supplier ATP = Assistive Technology Professional
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    09-18-2017, 10:23 PM
    Try here: http://sci.rutgers.edu/forum/showthread.php?149212-letter-of-medical-for-a-cushion&highlight=cushion+letter+medical+necessity ...
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    09-18-2017, 07:31 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Jury Duty in Life
    I've gotten several summons to serve on juries, but have always gotten an exemption. In my jurisdiction, the clerk of courts sends a form that I...
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    09-18-2017, 03:53 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread causes of disreflexia in Care
    If you want to try the Poiesis Duetter, don't size up to a 24fr stoma. Currently, the largest catheter the company offers is an 18 fr. Several...
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    09-18-2017, 12:01 AM
    gjnl replied to a thread Permobil distance display in Equipment
    What a juvenile, pejorative and patronizing comment to make. Inappropriate comments can't be masked with a smiley face. This man, with the name...
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    09-17-2017, 07:59 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Permobil distance display in Equipment
    I believe Curtiss-Wright provides the control modules to Permobil. You may want to contact them with your problem: ...
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    09-17-2017, 11:03 AM
    gjnl replied to a thread Intermitent Catheters in Care
    Generally, coude tip catheters are used by men, especially in cases where an enlarged prostate makes it difficult to insert a straight catheter. ...
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    09-16-2017, 08:00 PM
    You will need to contact the the Medical Shop and ask them to give you the ingredients as they are printed on the packaging and then compare those...
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    09-16-2017, 07:57 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Suprapubic Catheter Smell Odor in Care
    As most here know, I would suggest using Microcyn/Theracyn instilled into the catheter, retained for a time and then drained. Microcyn Technology...
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    09-16-2017, 01:14 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Suprapubic Catheter Smell Odor in Care
    Here is a thread on this forum that discussed supra pubic catheters and odor. ...
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    09-15-2017, 01:09 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Treatment Anal incontinence in Cure
    RDD 0315, alternatively named Oxymetazoline is a topical (intra anal) gel that increases resting anal sphincter pressure. Abstract ID 1549 ...
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    09-14-2017, 10:06 PM
    I was amazed to find that the ADA regulations actually address standards for appliances. The 306 and 309 regulations that are referenced are: ...
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    09-14-2017, 04:11 PM
    I was curious what makes kitchen appliances ADA compliant. Here is a page from the GE website that specifies what makes Refrigerators, Dishwashers,...
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    09-13-2017, 05:17 PM
    Its probably time to see your rehabilitation doctor and get a work up that re-evaluates your injury and sensory levels.
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    09-13-2017, 10:32 AM
    Did you miss this part I wrote? -> "Every time I've had blood work done... is either inside the normal range or better." Yes, I read that, and...
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    09-12-2017, 09:01 PM
    Sometimes I feel like I am writing this stuff just to write it, does anyone really read! The point I am trying to make, I guess without success, is...
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    09-12-2017, 04:07 PM
    You'd be surprised how easily electrolytes can go out of balance with or without extenuating circumstances. I'm one of those individuals who runs on...
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    09-12-2017, 01:01 PM
    Annev308, I think you win the day's prize for the most acronyms in one post....just kidding :applaud::applaud::applaud::bounce::bounce::bounce: ...
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    09-12-2017, 12:47 PM
    And just in case someone is wondering what RO is...Reverse Osmosis
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    09-12-2017, 10:36 AM
    2 liters, if not a lot more...a gallon, of water is an often stated amount that people on this forum drink per day. I agree with you 1 liter is...
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    09-11-2017, 10:17 PM
    You really shouldn't be drinking any more than about 2 liters of water per day. Any more than that you are putting an extraordinary load on your...
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    09-10-2017, 12:04 AM
    gjnl replied to a thread A card for AD in Care
    The Vial of Life program used to recommend that you fill out a form with your medical details, fold and roll the form to fit into a plastic...
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    09-09-2017, 11:12 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread 'Irma'gerd in Life
    roc21, you did what you had to do, and it was probably the best decision for you. For those souls who stayed to "ride it out," wishing them all the...
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    09-09-2017, 11:07 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread causes of disreflexia in Care
    With a supra pubic catheter, you should be taking a fraction of the amount of Oxybutynin you would be taking to have the dementia concern that others...
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