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    Today, 10:58 AM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread tunnel wound in Care
    Flap surgery success is dependent on many factors. Some of them are: the quality of the tissue that is available for use; using the "right amount of...
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    Today, 10:51 AM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread Fever as a quadrepelgic in Care
    Alternating the tylenol with motrin is one of the best ways I have found to bring down a fever. DO NOT exceed the maximum dose per day of either....
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    Today, 10:46 AM
    Probably is broken. The only thing they may do is tape it to the next toe to help provide some support. There is mixed reviews on that in the...
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    Today, 10:44 AM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread Lotion for new skin in Care
    The Aquaphor line is also quite good. It is a little greasy when it goes on, but absorbs quickly. I am speaking not only from professional...
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    Today, 10:42 AM
    Everyone is different and even though the symptoms may be the same, they may not lead down the same path. The wonderful thing about this forum is...
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    Today, 10:37 AM
    Not sure what you are asking. I agree that a 14 is rather small. If it works for you, great. However, it will clog easier and may need to be...
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    Today, 10:35 AM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread Stretching in Care
    I agree with KLD. Someone should be able to set up a program for you to stretch yourself. That way, you are not limited as to the time of day that...
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    Yesterday, 07:45 PM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread Stretching in Care
    Most of our clients with paraplegia can learn how to do their own range of motion (stretching) exercises with a few minor pieces of equipment like...
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    Yesterday, 10:21 AM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread Colostomy opinions in Care
    I would encourage you to takew a look at the SCI Consortium Guidelines for Neurogenic Bowel. They are posted on the site. It may give you some ideas...
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    Yesterday, 10:18 AM
    Esach drug reacts differently in different people. The warnings are there because there has been more reports of problems than the FDA would like to...
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    Yesterday, 10:13 AM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread recal prolapse: burnt! in Care
    Sue's advice is sound. Please be careful with that tissue - it can be very fragile. And pleasse see a Medical Provider as soon as possible. CKF
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    Yesterday, 10:10 AM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread Botox results in Care
    Good point, Crags! And as CWO pointed out, each one of us is different and reacts to treatments differently. The same goes for this. Some people...
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    08-30-2015, 08:33 PM
    Here is another: Personal Care Attendant (AM Shift) weekends (Saturday & Sunday ONLY) Qualifications: Female Non-smoker English...
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    08-30-2015, 08:26 PM
    Here is a sample for one of the part-time positions we had for my mother: Assist older woman with MS with personal care, transfers (using a...
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    08-30-2015, 12:14 PM
    Do you have a spinal cord injury? A syrinx is a cyst in the spinal cord caused by trauma or is congenital ...
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    08-30-2015, 12:11 PM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread tunnel wound in Care
    It is common for the plastic surgeon to move muscle "over" to support the area of the wound where it is not closed. You will need to be off the...
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    08-30-2015, 12:07 PM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread Reflex voiding to IC in Care
    It is possible to have a bladder management routine to include daytime intermittent catheterization and nighttime use of an indwelling foley. I have...
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    08-30-2015, 12:06 PM
    It is very similar to a cystoscopy - which is a long thin tube inserted into the urethra to examine all the inner lining structures of the urethra to...
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    08-30-2015, 11:06 AM
    Oliver Sacks, neurologist and author, died today. A compassionate and brilliant scientist. ...
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    08-30-2015, 10:55 AM
    You can also check the forum at http://www.wheelchairjunkie.com (KLD)
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    08-30-2015, 10:15 AM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread muscle pain in Care
    Have any radiological films been completed of your trunk? It would be helpful to know the cause of the pain first. do you have any difficulty...
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    08-29-2015, 11:53 PM
    Thanks for all your posts. I too learn new information by being the SCI- Nurse pbr
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Registered Nurses, APRNs
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4 SCI advanced practice nurses (clinical nurse specialists or nurse practitioners) who cover the SCI-Nurse persona
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