Search:

Type: Posts; User: SCI-Nurse

Page 1 of 200 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 2.89 seconds.

  1. Replies
    5
    Views
    428

    Hi vjls Have you been recommended to try the use...

    Hi vjls
    Have you been recommended to try the use of diluted acetic acid to flush your catheter? For people who run the risk of catheter obstruction, this solution breaks up the deposits a little...
  2. Hi pete4sake Yes - Your blockage with a plaque...

    Hi pete4sake

    Yes - Your blockage with a plaque in your legs is causing the blood supply in your foot/toe to be compromised/blocked. That toe wound will not heal if the circulation is not restored...
  3. Replies
    4
    Views
    326

    You may be getting AD when you eat because the...

    You may be getting AD when you eat because the food can't go anywhere. Any irritation of pressure can cause AD- even more reason to empty out and get on aroutine schedule. There is medication for...
  4. Prefer something- suppository or Enemeez to bring...

    Prefer something- suppository or Enemeez to bring stool down to rectum area (Enemeez is not a chemical irritant so you will not get the afterburn as with Bisacodyl suppository). Use dig stim to get...
  5. How do you know infection free? WAs a bone biopsy...

    How do you know infection free? WAs a bone biopsy done? Most likely osteomyelitis and needs IV abxc. tx for minimally 6 weeks then if not healing then flap most likely needed.
    CWO
  6. Yes! Start slowly and don’t over do it but...

    Yes! Start slowly and don’t over do it but everything is healed at 2-3 months. Cwo
  7. http://sci.rutgers.edu/forum/showthread.php?51479-...

    http://sci.rutgers.edu/forum/showthread.php?51479-Private-messages-for-the-SCI-Nurses

    (KLD)
  8. Replies
    25
    Views
    614

    If not in compliance with ADA regs file formal...

    If not in compliance with ADA regs file formal complaint with management citing the regs. If unresponsive, then file a DOJ ADA complaint. The ADA is only enforced through this process of those whose...
  9. Replies
    25
    Views
    614

    The ADA regs have a minimum number of handicapped...

    The ADA regs have a minimum number of handicapped spaces required based on the total number of spaces in the lot. You may want to get that info for these locations to see if they are in compliance.
    ...
  10. Just a reminder that colonization of urine is not...

    Just a reminder that colonization of urine is not the same as a true UTI in someone with a neurogenic bladder. Many true UTIs also involve the entire urinary tract (kidneys, ureters, and bladder),...
  11. Replies
    4
    Views
    241

    What kind of door (sliding or swing)? All...

    What kind of door (sliding or swing)?

    All electronic door openers are going to be expensive. Have you looked for second-hand?

    (KLD)
  12. Replies
    13
    Views
    861

    As a moderator, I am expected to enforce the...

    As a moderator, I am expected to enforce the rules for use of these forums, and as a member you are expected to comply with them. Take it up with Jim or Dr. Young if you have issues with that. No one...
  13. Replies
    13
    Views
    861

    Regardless, it is a violation of CC policy. I...

    Regardless, it is a violation of CC policy. I will delete your attachment and leave the redacted version.

    (KLD)
  14. Thread: not plugged

    by SCI-Nurse
    Replies
    32
    Views
    908

    Keep in mind that your bladder is most likely of...

    Keep in mind that your bladder is most likely of very small capacity since you have been using an indwelling catheter for some time. The would most likely require an augmentation in addition to the...
  15. Replies
    13
    Views
    861

    Chris, please remove your identifying info for...

    Chris, please remove your identifying info for attachment above.

    (KLD)
  16. Replies
    479
    Views
    514,771

    Sticky: outdated. No good evidence for most of that. ...

    outdated. No good evidence for most of that.

    (KLD)
  17. Scar tissue will always be more sensitive and...

    Scar tissue will always be more sensitive and less prone pressure tolerant. I assume your previous breakdowns in that area healed by secondary intention and not with a flap. Have you seen a good...
  18. Replies
    10
    Views
    443

    Unfortunately, yes. Neuropathic pain in the...

    Unfortunately, yes. Neuropathic pain in the "saddle"area is common in lumbar SCI. Is he taking medication specifically for neuropathic pain such as gabapentin?

    (KLD)
  19. As noted above, the exam is no longer called the...

    As noted above, the exam is no longer called the ASIA exam (although it was developed and revised by both ASIA and ISCoS). It is now called the ISNCSCI (International Standards for the Neurological...
  20. Replies
    12
    Views
    301

    Not sure how you would do this. The drainable...

    Not sure how you would do this. The drainable urostomy bags have tubing that is too small for feces. I had a patient who we had to construct an ileostomy like this ourselves out of plumbing parts; it...
  21. Replies
    6
    Views
    2,262

    I believe that triumph is continent, and voids...

    I believe that triumph is continent, and voids voluntarily, so is not needing to self cath.

    Cathing in a wheelchair for women who do intermittent cath has been discussed here many times before...
  22. Replies
    6
    Views
    2,262

    There is actually a Japanese wheelchair like...

    There is actually a Japanese wheelchair like this, which is actually kind of gross. Of course you cannot use a good pressure reducing cushion with it, either.

    Have you tried the pStyle? I have...
  23. I'm a little confused. How was your injury rated...

    I'm a little confused. How was your injury rated at C456? You can have two levels (right and left side), not 3. Are you sure that was not your fractures? Often people get the level of vertebral...
  24. Replies
    1
    Views
    156

    Lack of any profile information may make some of...

    Lack of any profile information may make some of our members leery about dealing with you. Please at least enter the country/state/provence in which you live in your profile.

    Also, most unwise...
  25. Replies
    1
    Views
    135

    Lack of any profile information may make some of...

    Lack of any profile information may make some of our members leery about dealing with you. Please at least enter the country/state/provence in which you live in your profile.

    Also, most unwise to...
Results 1 to 25 of 5000
Page 1 of 200 1 2 3 4