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    Yesterday, 11:37 AM
    gjnl replied to a thread permobile battery charger in Equipment
    This is not Permobil branded but check here: https://www.batteriesplus.com/charger/wheelchair-and-mobility/permobil/f5-corpus-vs Also try Craigs...
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    04-21-2019, 06:48 PM
    Dickies Heavy Cotton Work shirts (not button down however): https://www.amazon.com/Dickies-Sleeve-Heavyweight-Cotton-Shirt/dp/B00ENEK6LM ...
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    04-21-2019, 04:53 PM
    You are probably thinking about Oxford cloth. This men's shirting fabric a thick and densely woven cotton which is highly resilient and...
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    04-21-2019, 04:37 PM
    D-mannose does have some efficacy in helping to prevent urinary tract infections caused by e coli, only. "Helping to prevent," it isn't a panacea. ...
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    04-21-2019, 10:14 AM
    gjnl replied to a thread Cushion advice needed. in Equipment
    The ROHO Contour Select uses a similar principle and instead of foam, uses the Roho cells. ...
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    04-21-2019, 12:51 AM
    Hi "brandon14," and welcome to the Care Cure Community. Beds/mattresses have been a much discussed topic on these pages. Even though the...
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    04-20-2019, 09:10 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Cushion advice needed. in Equipment
    Anyone heard about Roho Cushions...better yet all the lines of cushions Permobil has acquired. Take another look: ...
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    04-20-2019, 06:10 PM
    There doesn't seem to be any way to correct this and several other problems until a long promised update occurs. From what Jim has said, Steven...
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    04-19-2019, 08:00 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread wound getting worse in Care
    I believe you will find the Mepilex Border line of bandaging will work similarly and they come in many sizes and shapes to contour to various parts...
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    04-19-2019, 11:13 AM
    gjnl replied to a thread Measles?! in Care
    NL told me about her and her brother's experience with measles and chicken pox. NL had measles followed by chicken pox. She was sick for about a...
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    04-19-2019, 10:52 AM
    gjnl replied to a thread Measles?! in Care
    Thanks for the correction.
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    04-18-2019, 11:36 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Measles?! in Care
    As you get older, you will have to understand if or when you had measles because you will need to get the shingles vaccine.
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    04-18-2019, 07:27 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Measles?! in Care
    Here is all you need to know, and more than you want to know about the measles. A CDC (Center for Disease Control) bulletin:...
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    04-16-2019, 09:39 AM
    gjnl replied to a thread I am new on suprapubic catheter in Care
    I'm surprised you are taking three different anticholinergic medications. Possibly your doctor feels they all work a bit differently, I don't know. ...
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    04-15-2019, 01:16 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread I am new on suprapubic catheter in Care
    Ten days is a very short time after placement of the supra pubic catheter. As I recall, my first catheter change after the surgery was about 30...
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    04-14-2019, 07:00 PM
    The Ability 360 gym is 7 miles south and west of Camelback and Scottsdale Road, which is pretty centrally located in Scottsdale. I don't know where...
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    04-14-2019, 02:59 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Recent Accident to My Son in New SCI
    A couple years ago, when I got a new power chair the durable medical equipment company I worked with had an agreement with a local Muscular Dystrophy...
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    04-14-2019, 10:29 AM
    More than once on these pages the SCI nurses have mentioned that cranberry supplements don't work.
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    04-13-2019, 08:38 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread wound getting worse in Care
    Where is the wound? What is your Mom doing for positioning? Is she in bed with all pressure off of this wound? With this kind of wound, she just...
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    04-11-2019, 11:57 PM
    While it is admirable that this facility exists and is an asset for those of you who live in the greater valley area, if you have only a few days to...
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    04-11-2019, 10:30 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Hand Controls Certificate in Equipment
    I am C6/7 complete and don't drive. And, I have another perspective. My niece and her husband were sitting in their living room with their then,...
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    04-11-2019, 08:33 PM
    I don't know who makes the controller you have, but many power wheelchair controllers are made by Curtiss Wright. Curtiss Wright has a website, you...
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    04-11-2019, 08:04 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Roho cushions. in Equipment
    I have the 16 inch (9 cell) wide by 18 inch (11 cell) depth Roho Contour Select. My seat pan measures 15.5 inches wide by 20 inches deep. The...
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    04-11-2019, 12:05 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Evenity, new bone growth drug in Care
    According to the article sited by "McDuff," Evenity is "injected in two doses, given one right after another, at a time. Patients can have up to 12...
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    04-10-2019, 08:38 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread wound getting worse in Care
    What kind of dressing was applied to the wound. For a wound like this I like: https://www.molnlycke.us/products-solutions/mepilex-border-flex/
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    04-10-2019, 07:33 PM
    Have you tried calling the property directly and asking to speak with the general manager (GM) to get your questions answered. You could also ask...
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    04-10-2019, 07:28 PM
    I don't know how much time you have to spend, one attraction at the Grand Canyon that we've never seen is the Grand Canyon SkyWalk. It is about a 4...
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    04-10-2019, 12:54 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Roho cushions. in Equipment
    I don't use and am not personally familiar with the Roho high profile cushions. I do use a Roho Contour Select cushion that measures roughly 16" (9...
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    04-10-2019, 11:54 AM
    gjnl replied to a thread sweating in Care
    When I experience what you describe, I call it "mild autonomia." No other autonomic dysreflexia symptoms other than the sensations of mild sweating...
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