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    Yesterday, 10:19 PM
    gjnl started a thread Pacemaker in Care
    So here is the history... I'm 35 years post injury. About 25 years ago, I was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation. Of course at that time, the only...
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    Yesterday, 05:02 PM
    For Permobil F5 VS (for Vertical Stander): http://www.permobil.com/en/English/C/Products/F5VS/ For Permobil F3: ...
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    Yesterday, 12:34 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Help with pip in Work, School, & Money
    In the British health and welfare system, PIP means Personal Independence Payment and DLA means Disability Living Allowance. I did an internet...
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    05-20-2017, 12:37 AM
    gjnl replied to a thread Suprapubic catheter in Care
    You should be able to shower a few days after the placement of the supra pubic, as long as you don't flood the supra pubic area, likely you will have...
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    05-19-2017, 12:14 PM
    crppled007 replied to a thread Hospital beds in Equipment
    my wife and I had bought a used home health store warehouse and we have about 10-15 Invacare hospital beds. If anyone is looking for one for parts or...
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    05-19-2017, 11:13 AM
    crppled007 started a thread Mouthstick users in Computers
    I'm trying to gather some information on what everyone here uses to type, how many people actually use a traditional mouth stick, and which ones do...
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    05-19-2017, 11:01 AM
    crppled007 replied to a thread dragon meltdown in Computers
    You could upgrade to version 13 and create a new user profile. Just make sure to export all your custom commands/words so you can import those into...
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    05-17-2017, 12:28 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Colonoscopy Prep in Care
    Take a look at these threads: http://sci.rutgers.edu/forum/showthread.php?234841-colonoscopy&highlight=colonoscopy...
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    05-16-2017, 01:46 PM
    I read the "About" section on the website. This student wrote he was studying for MBBS. Well, anyone who has been on this forum for even just a...
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    05-15-2017, 03:00 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Clogging Catheter in Care
    You may want to try a different catheter, one that is specifically designed for supra pubic use. It is called Duette by Poiesis. This catheter has...
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    05-15-2017, 11:47 AM
    gjnl replied to a thread Magic Bullet in Care
    Enemeez http://enemeez.com/ These are described as mini enemas. From the website: Enemeez? contains a delivered dose of 283mg of docusate ...
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    05-14-2017, 10:44 AM
    As above, Oculus Innovative Sciences has changed its name to Sonoma Pharmaceuticals, Inc. I've not checked for the store recently, but very possibly...
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    05-13-2017, 11:09 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread swollen feets in Care
    I've been measured by an orthotist for compression stockings. My calves and ankles are sooooo skinny that they can't find a pair that will fit me. ...
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    05-13-2017, 08:11 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread swollen feets in Care
    I know it is pricey and quite a luxury, but I'm having great luck with an "Air Relax", Air Compression Device. This unit has inflatable leg cuffs,...
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    05-13-2017, 04:39 PM
    Thanks for adding the complete citation for the article. I thought including the link to the article under the title of the publication was...
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    05-13-2017, 03:55 PM
    The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1864807/ Evaluation of 3 Methods of Bladder Irrigation to Treat...
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    05-10-2017, 11:36 PM
    Sorry to hear of this unfortunate experience. What other options do you have for renting a wheelchair accessible van out of Phoenix Sky Harbor? If...
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    05-10-2017, 01:33 PM
    Do you know why your doctor wants you to irrigate your bladder? Sterile water, saline, and acetic acid may be good for flushing out sediment that is...
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    05-08-2017, 11:33 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Suprapubic catheter in Care
    When you are the one with the question, it is hard to make the distinction between treating serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humor or...
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    05-08-2017, 10:13 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Suprapubic catheter in Care
    Hey! Questions are questions. No need to be pejorative.
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    05-08-2017, 08:56 PM
    bump
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    05-08-2017, 07:17 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread suprapubic negatives? in Care
    My impression is that you have been pretty lucky not to have urethral/glans erosion in 25 years of using an indwelling, urethral foley catheter. ...
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    05-08-2017, 12:38 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Suprapubic catheter in Care
    As stated by KLD, smaller catheters are generally less irritating to the bladder than larger ones. In addition, smaller catheters are more...
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    05-07-2017, 09:02 PM
    Mac85 replied to a thread Suprapubic catheter in Care
    Once you have your surgery I would recommend a duette catheter like gjnl said
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    05-07-2017, 08:58 PM
    Mac85 replied to a thread Antibiotics stop tightness in Care
    Pain killers take spasms away as well
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    05-07-2017, 06:21 PM
    crppled007 started a thread Sore not healing in Care
    last March I had to go to the hospital after I had bladder stones taken out because I was bleeding out my catheter, while in the hospital they had...
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    05-07-2017, 01:31 PM
    I see in your profile that you are an incomplete quad who uses a power wheelchair. I would suggest that you look at one of the Roho Agility Back...
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    05-07-2017, 11:40 AM
    I am looking for shower wheelchair recommendations as well. This seems like a solid chair
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