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    Today, 06:51 AM
    Rancho is a good SCI rehab center, but it is a county hospital so he will have a bit of a challenge with sufficient staffing and other patients there...
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    Yesterday, 12:01 PM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread warm springs crutches in Equipment
    http://www.fetterman-crutches.com/crutches/litestix-titanium-warm-springs/index.php (KLD)
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    Yesterday, 11:53 AM
    There are already a number of these on the market (just a few examples): http://www.adaptivemall.com/oudygatrwasi3.html ...
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    Yesterday, 10:58 AM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread White in pressure sore? in Care
    It doesn't look infected. It will be hard to know how deep it is until you get the white tissue off. I am totally guessing, but would be willing to...
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    Yesterday, 10:56 AM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread kidney stone in Care
    I would ask for an analysis of the stone. By knowing what it is made of, you should have a better idea of how to prevent it from occurring or at...
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    Yesterday, 10:54 AM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread Peristeen in Care
    No. The volume of a regular enema is the issue. Sorry if I wasn't clear about that. Enemeez is much less volume. ckf
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    Yesterday, 08:38 AM
    I am still looking for a device that would make it possible for someone without finger function to independently administer an Enemeez (mini-enema)....
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    07-29-2015, 06:10 PM
    Both the Molift Smart and the Hoyer Advance are nice lifts for travel, as they fold up compactly or come apart into several pieces that are easy to...
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    07-29-2015, 06:01 PM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread White in pressure sore? in Care
    Here is the photo. To me, it looks like slough (dead tissue) that needs to be cleaned out. We usually use collagenase (Santyl) ointment and a moist...
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    07-29-2015, 05:09 PM
    It could be putting pressure on the urethra. That could be why some days it flows better than others, so to speak. ckf
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    07-29-2015, 05:07 PM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread White in pressure sore? in Care
    KLD is not the nurse this week. I will check the email and answer it, if I got it. Generally, though, white tissue is not healthy and needs to be...
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    07-29-2015, 05:02 PM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread Peristeen in Care
    Using an enema long term stretches the walls of the intestine, making continence difficult to maintain. No, that does not happen in the short term,...
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    07-29-2015, 04:59 PM
    Your physician should be able to appeal the Medicare reg for you. However, that being said, are you on any medication to help control the bladder...
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    07-29-2015, 04:53 PM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread Urodynamicas test in Care
    They should be done annually. Changes can occur at any time. Please follow up with your urologist. ckf
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    07-29-2015, 10:14 AM
    That company is the only one I am aware of that offers wheelchair accessible transportation, including airport transportation, in Cancun... ...
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    07-29-2015, 08:20 AM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread Shoulder Pain.... in Pain
    Pretty difficult to offer you any advice when we don't even know what country you live in. Can you complete your profile with that information, your...
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    07-29-2015, 12:56 AM
    Your profile indicates you do not have a spinal cord injury or other form of paralysis, and from your statement that you are walking up and down...
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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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