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    Yesterday, 12:54 PM
    There are a few ideas at this website using straps and lanyards:http://atmac.org/lanyard-strap-iphone-ipod-touch
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    03-24-2019, 08:31 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Severe shortness of breath in Care
    There probably aren't many. There is our own SCI55+, born in 1936 (83 years old), injured at age 16, 67 years post injury, non walking quad.
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    03-24-2019, 02:27 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread urine odor in Care
    Likely your bladder/urine is colonized with bacteria and that can result in urine with an odor. Are you experiencing urinary tract infection...
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    03-24-2019, 02:14 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread I this a stage 1 pressure sore in Care
    I assume your dictation program substituted "bear" for "Bayer." So are you saying that you had the same skin issue on your back last summer, and it...
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    03-23-2019, 08:56 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Weighing options to go for SPC in Care
    The original poster is from India. Yes English is a primary language in India, but maybe "want," ("not must" ---your words and/or interpretion), is...
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    03-23-2019, 08:53 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread I this a stage 1 pressure sore in Care
    Who is "they" that said "Pressure Sore?" How was the issue in July treated? I don't see the spreading redness in the July picture. No fever,...
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    03-23-2019, 07:24 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread I this a stage 1 pressure sore in Care
    On second look, it does appear that you can see involvement of his thigh and that would indicate it is spreading, supporting your speculation of...
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    03-23-2019, 07:05 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Weighing options to go for SPC in Care
    Sometimes, you don't have a choice. In the case of the original poster of this thread, he is C4/5 and maybe finding it difficult to continue to try...
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    03-23-2019, 06:50 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Showerchair rental in AZ in Equipment
    If you are looking to rent a commode/shower chair with wheels and padded seat, you might find it difficult. When my sister was looking for commode...
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    03-23-2019, 10:50 AM
    gjnl replied to a thread I this a stage 1 pressure sore in Care
    The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel...
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    03-22-2019, 06:58 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread moisture wicking shorts in Equipment
    I wear Helly Hansen base layer underwear, with a full length leg. I am always cold. I use the Warmer garment in winter and the Regular in Summer. ...
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    03-22-2019, 10:50 AM
    gjnl replied to a thread Weighing options to go for SPC in Care
    There have been many threads on Care Cure that have discussed supra pubic catheters. I suggest you search this site (search box, upper right of this...
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    03-20-2019, 08:01 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread PCA's and Iphones in Caregiving
    I assume you give these employees a break time during they time they are at work for you. Phones off except for the employees break or meal time...
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    03-20-2019, 12:56 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Sleep number advice needed in Equipment
    From the Consumer Search website: https://www.consumersearch.com/mattress-reviews/select-comfort-sleep-number-bed-0 "Sleep Number mattresses last a...
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    03-20-2019, 12:44 PM
    Yes, I use the Duette, and have been using it for several years. For more comments about the Duette catheter, use the search box at the top of the...
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    03-19-2019, 07:02 PM
    Take a look at the Poiesis Duette catheter. http://www.poiesismedical.com/products/duette/ It is a different design from other indwelling foley...
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    03-18-2019, 07:55 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Sleep number advice needed in Equipment
    Actually, I do have something to contribute now that I know we are talking about Sleep Number not Personal Comfort. NL and I have used the Sleep...
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    03-18-2019, 01:44 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Sleep number advice needed in Equipment
    Actually "Donno," I don't see a Sleep Number A2 on the Sleep Number website. They do have a C2. That said, I do see an A2 model on Amazon made by...
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    03-17-2019, 08:35 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread AD in ER in Care
    Certainly this doesn't happen a lot and if you have discussed this with your caregiver, she is probably being sincere when she says she is willing to...
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    03-17-2019, 08:06 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Shoulder recovery... in Care
    Here are a couple threads I found that talk about shoulder surgery recovery: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC219629/ ...
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    03-17-2019, 02:23 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Non-AD sweating below injury in Care
    There are types of underwear that are more breathable than others. The type of cushion and cover you use on your wheelchair is another factor to...
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    03-17-2019, 02:11 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread AD in ER in Care
    There are a lot of lessons to be learned from this type of experience. 1. An emergency room isn't probably the best place to go if you know your...
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    03-16-2019, 10:45 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Lost my furry companion Friday in Life
    Always difficult to lose our loyal furry companions. Sorry.
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    03-16-2019, 10:41 PM
    Not to be pejorative KLD, but many, many, many of the original moderators who were chosen by Wise in the beginning have died or have faded off into...
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    03-16-2019, 07:51 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread AD in ER in Care
    This is one of the most comprehensive lists of the causes of Autonomic Dysreflexia that I have seen. Wish we could make the list a Sticky. ...
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    03-16-2019, 06:32 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread AD in ER in Care
    Have you seen your gastrointestinal doctor about these frequent and late post injury (29 years) ileus events? You'd think with 5 events in 2.5 year,...
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    03-16-2019, 06:22 PM
    Presumably, you can put a member on "Ignore," and presumably, you won't see any posts they make. However, if someone quotes a post of a person on...
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    03-16-2019, 05:44 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread AD in ER in Care
    Usually an emergency room deals with immediate and dangerous symptoms, not specifically with root causes. So, likely an emergency unit will treat...
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    03-15-2019, 10:28 PM
    Take a look here: http://sci.rutgers.edu/forum/showthread.php?263877-Sample-PCA-Interview-s&highlight=contracts ...
    26 replies | 3394 view(s)
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