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    Reflex voiding was commonly used as the preferred...

    Reflex voiding was commonly used as the preferred method of bladder management for men with SCI in the 1960s and 1970s. In the mid-1980s we found that many men who were using this technique had...
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    Depends on your technique. If you are doing a...

    Depends on your technique. If you are doing a push-up complete off-load, then 15-30 seconds every 15 minutes is good. A lean forward (chest to knees) would be the same. If you are doing a...
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    Yes, diarrhea can be due to gastroenteritis...

    Yes, diarrhea can be due to gastroenteritis (viral or bacterial) or even food poisoning. It can also be the side effect of many medications. Are you on anything new?

    Since c. diff. has been...
  4. Mucous in your urine is a sign that your bladder...

    Mucous in your urine is a sign that your bladder is irritated by something...in this case, most likely the indwelling catheter itself. It is not necessarily indicative of infection, either...
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    Ponyjumper, please complete your profile. It...

    Ponyjumper, please complete your profile. It makes it much easier to respond to your questions and comments. Thanks!

    The two most common causes of deterioration in sensation and function long term...
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    It is recommended to be done every 15 minutes, or...

    It is recommended to be done every 15 minutes, or more often.

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    Coude-tipped? (KLD)

    Coude-tipped?

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    No indication of that on their website:...

    No indication of that on their website: https://www.indemedical.com/

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  9. Try this NY State Insurance Commissioner's...

    Try this NY State Insurance Commissioner's Office:
    https://www.dfs.ny.gov/insurance/dfs_insurance.htm

    (KLD)
  10. The Eagle Lift does not stay on the plane, and...

    The Eagle Lift does not stay on the plane, and can't be used for toilet transfers on the plane either. Did you read the document at the link?

    (KLD)
  11. Advisory Guidelines for Aircraft Onboard Wheelchairs

    You have an opportunity to give input on new standards for on-board aisle chairs use for commercial aviation. The comment period ends 10/21/2019.
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  12. This is going to vary a lot. If you are looking...

    This is going to vary a lot. If you are looking for a short term rental or even purchase of a condo or house in a resort community, you may find accessible units which have already been modified by...
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    Don't take Immodium until c. diff. is ruled out....

    Don't take Immodium until c. diff. is ruled out. You will need to submit a stool specimen (which must be liquid to extremely soft) for an analysis for a c. diff. infection. Most labs can do this test...
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    Sorry, it is CC policy that we don't delete...

    Sorry, it is CC policy that we don't delete threads. I will close it.

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  15. Moderators may move your identical posts to...

    Moderators may move your identical posts to combine them in one thread. Old posts cannot be removed nor edited. Include the information that you are a vendor in your "biography" section of your...
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    Ditto Shepherd, University of Birmingham , TIRR...

    Ditto Shepherd, University of Birmingham , TIRR in Houston.
    CWO
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    Bob, do you want to move this to the Members Only...

    Bob, do you want to move this to the Members Only page? A little more private there, but still sharing with our community, of which you are a valued member.

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    A good quality 3 panel abdominal binder will help...

    A good quality 3 panel abdominal binder will help both maintain your blood pressure and aid in breathing when up in your chair, and help to manage that "quad belly". If you are very short, you may...
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    So sorry about your ischial pressure injury. How...

    So sorry about your ischial pressure injury. How deep and big is it? What are you doing for treatment? Hope you have increased your protein intake. Are you also taking a good multi-vitamin? Have you...
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    I believe he is talking about the pending renal...

    I believe he is talking about the pending renal tumor surgery that he is contemplating.

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  21. You can wear an abdominal binder with a colostomy...

    You can wear an abdominal binder with a colostomy appliance; you need to cut out a hole in the binder over the appliance, and pull the bag through to the outside when dressing.

    Do you have a...
  22. A neurologist or physiatrist who specializes in...

    A neurologist or physiatrist who specializes in SCI/D would be best. Be sure they have been trained in the proper administration of the ISNCSCI (the new name for the ASIA exam) and ideally, a member...
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    What is your insurance? Medicare covers one...

    What is your insurance? Medicare covers one indwelling catheter a month; more frequent changes as you cite above may have been the cause of you needing to pay out of pocket.

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    Closed System: Avoid disconnecting your catheter...

    Closed System: Avoid disconnecting your catheter from the drainage bag. I recommend attaching a new leg bag with extension tubing to the catheter when a new catheter is inserted, and keeping it...
  25. NL, I hope you continue to be a part of our...

    NL, I hope you continue to be a part of our CareCure Community. You are family.

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