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    Fentanyl is fairly easy to overdose on and all...

    Fentanyl is fairly easy to overdose on and all the law suits I have seen against it are due to overdose through wrongful use. It makes sense the PM Dr. wants to work you up to a level that is...
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    I had success with the 100 mcg but it falls off...

    I had success with the 100 mcg but it falls off real bad after 48 hrs. I felt relief from it after about 3 hrs. but they tell you to always have one on 24/7 and if your lucky you might find a Dr. who...
  3. Thread: Bed choices

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    So,as usual, an ounce of prevention is not worth...

    So,as usual, an ounce of prevention is not worth a pound of cure to those who have not been through what we have but who make the decisions. If I sound upset I am and that is as mild as I can say it....
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    I have used methadone, fentanyl, and morphine er....

    I have used methadone, fentanyl, and morphine er. The fentanyl worked best but costs too much. When the donut hole problem goes away I may go back to it again. Did not like fentanyl suckers, I used...
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    "Medicare will not pay for a LAL mattress unless...

    "Medicare will not pay for a LAL mattress unless you ALREADY have a stage III or IV pressure ulcer. If that is not the case, then it is likely you would have to private pay for a LAL." (SCI Nurse)
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    Actually I need a tub transfer bench due to the...

    Actually I need a tub transfer bench due to the fact that my accessible bathroom has a tub and I have been using a soft cushion bench for showering but it also lacks in pressure points protection. It...
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    Sticky: Any good DME's in northeast IN. area? There are...

    Any good DME's in northeast IN. area? There are several but I have not heard good or bad about any of them.
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    Has anyone tried Fentanyl in the Duragesic...

    Has anyone tried Fentanyl in the Duragesic transdermal patch(100mcg)? I use them and they are expensive even with the part D medicare. They are the only thing that brings me any comfort when the pain...
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    I called catheter pros and they get catheters...

    I called catheter pros and they get catheters from Experea Healthcare LLC. They waived the copay and I almost cried because CCS Medical would not waive the copay and racked up $270 in 2 shipments.
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    Sticky: ATG rehab charged insurance more than double...

    ATG rehab charged insurance more than double retail price for my wheelchair and will not honor the warranty. They tried to charge me for a broken part and now they are trying to charge Medicare. I'm...
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    Good News for Intermittent Catheter Users

    I have been working with Catheter Pros who are owned by Experea Healthcare LLC and they are fantastic. I tried several other companies who insisted they could help with the costs of my catheters and...
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    Why haven't these med supply companies figured...

    Why haven't these med supply companies figured out that paras and quads have not enough flesh on their bottoms to prevent damage!!!!! Can't they find a way to make a shower chair or transfer bench...
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    I've had a Gaymar that was constant trouble with...

    I've had a Gaymar that was constant trouble with leaking tubes and right now I have an Airodyne and it has problems with every other tube being underinflated. The technician cannot figure out what is...
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    I haven't found any Low air loss mattresses that...

    I haven't found any Low air loss mattresses that are durable or reliable. Any ideas on that? I should inform you that I also have 2 rods with 26 screws in my back and when I injured my back I also...
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    Has anyone used the RIK Fluid Mattress Overlay...

    Has anyone used the RIK Fluid Mattress Overlay made by KCI? Also, does anyone know how much one costs? My plastic surgeon about 8 years ago wanted me to use a RIK low air loss mattress but I was not...
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    Sticky: ATG Ft. Wayne, IN.

    ATG did a real good job in getting the proper wheelchair and going through the right process in fitting and making sure the chair was right for me. Here is the problem- they charged almost exactly...
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    SCI Mattresses

    SCI-Nurse

    I'm a 49 year old T10 complete and I can do most all indoor regular activities for daily living. I have a baclofen pump, and am on warfarin, amlodipine(blood pressure), fentanyl...
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    SCI Mattresses

    I'm on my third low air loss mattress. I had a real bad pressure ulcer that nearly got down to my spine. I was told that I cannot get another like it by the plastic surgeon due to the operation using...
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