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    Yesterday, 12:47 PM
    are you really 107 yoa?
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    02-21-2020, 03:06 AM
    ChesBay replied to a thread Foot bone spur/bunion in Care
    I have something very similar to a bunion. I had hardware put in my leg to fix a fractered distal femur. My leg healed with a rortated axis and my...
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    02-18-2020, 03:37 PM
    IME there's often urine in the leg bag extension tubing. Looks like the linked stuff has a device at the end of the tubing where it connects to the...
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    02-18-2020, 03:24 PM
    The opening pressure of the one-way valves is normally tiny. Virtually any liquid present will empty into the bag. A six? inch water column in the...
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    02-17-2020, 08:40 PM
    I don't know any bags that are vented. Colostomy bags, yes, but urinary bags? Show me one please. And I can't imagine why they would be vented or how...
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    02-15-2020, 12:28 PM
    What a great plan! And IMO, if it picks up the ceiling framing every 16" w/3 1/2" lag bolts you'll be fine. Just be sure your rail is running at...
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    02-12-2020, 09:39 PM
    ChesBay replied to a thread Hey guys, I?m walking again! in Life
    Great job. That's gotta feel good.
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    02-05-2020, 11:33 PM
    If you're not having contractions (ideal), then gravity alone controls the flow. So gravity is what pushes open the one-way anti-reflux valve at the...
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    02-05-2020, 08:19 PM
    There is no way to measure volume short of draining into a graduated container, but unless you're logging urine output, it's a non-issue. You'll...
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    02-02-2020, 09:06 PM
    I’ve been using Rochester ( recently purchased by Bard) non latex, non adhesive external catheters for about 15 years and like them a lot. I agree...
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    02-02-2020, 02:28 PM
    The bag empties pretty completely when I drain it. It holds a hell of a lot when it gets spherical but it's like a bomb to drain:) At least it's...
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    02-01-2020, 10:16 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread Corona Virus? in Health & Science News :):):)
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    02-01-2020, 05:05 PM
    I think any container would
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    02-01-2020, 02:57 PM
    Why not use the laytex bags? I do and IMO they are much more reliable and sensible. I sanitize (25% bleach & water) every 4 or 5 days while bathing....
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    01-31-2020, 11:35 AM
    I?m similar to what Patrick has said with 0o camber. Years ago had 2 degrees but getting along fine with 0.
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    01-29-2020, 01:44 PM
    Shew! If we only had that here in New Jersey!
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    01-28-2020, 09:31 PM
    My TRC has the same spiral crack in the same place. Who'da thought!! We're twins!!:) AND, IMO very poor engineering! That bracket has a moment of...
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    01-28-2020, 09:22 PM
    In my case, I owned an auto repair shop that paid rent to me because I also owned the building. So, in my case, it was easy enough to cut back my...
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    01-28-2020, 04:48 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread Cystoscopy in Care
    I can't think of a situation that laughing gas would not improve:)
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    01-28-2020, 02:18 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread Corona Virus? in Health & Science News
    Although I have OT blocked, I hunch he is ginning up this new "plague" This is right down his biblical alley: the end of times, how soon the world...
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    01-27-2020, 05:43 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread STF height Permobil C500 in Equipment
    I'm 72 and can't transfer like I used to. This thread made me think, boy it certainly would be great if my chair went up and down so all transfers...
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    01-27-2020, 05:34 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread Blister on my heel in Care
    Yes. And I can tell you from experience, even a little pin-prick won't let it deflate and re-adhere to the new surface below it. I don't remember...
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    01-27-2020, 05:24 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread blue emu in Pain
    Richard Petty, the most popular NASCAR driver ever! And, You are most definitely now excluded from the GR (Georgia Rednecks):) Virginia? I...
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    01-27-2020, 12:51 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread blue emu in Pain
    Well, if King Richard uses it wouldn't you? Be careful! The wrong response could get you banned from the Georgia Rednecks!:)
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