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    Unless you have a lock-down device like the...

    Unless you have a lock-down device like the EZ-Lock, you have to use manual strap tie downs, which you cannot apply yourself. Keep in mind that the tie-downs don't replace the need to wear a...
  2. Thread: cushions

    by SCI-Nurse
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    Your butt can change in 19 years! You really need...

    Your butt can change in 19 years! You really need to be pressure mapped and evaluated on several different cushions to know which is best for you in your present chair. Don't do this with a dealer;...
  3. enlarged lynmph nodes? foliculitis? Go to zPCP...

    enlarged lynmph nodes? foliculitis?
    Go to zPCP or a dermatologist.
    You cn wash well and try hydrocortizone which you can buy over the counter.
    CWO
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    I have bever had a patient on Ppo Baclofen or ITB...

    I have bever had a patient on Ppo Baclofen or ITB have a seizure. But since you already have a history of seizures, you re right to see the Neurologist to see what you need to do to prevent seizures....
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    Do you have any type of pressure ulcer? Go to PCP...

    Do you have any type of pressure ulcer? Go to PCP or dermatologist.
    CWO
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    Loose bowels are common after taking a laxative....

    Loose bowels are common after taking a laxative. Better to let it empty you out for a dy or two. Would not recommend Imodium.
    Are you on a stool softener?
    Constipation can cause groin pain-...
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    The blister needs to heel without getting...

    The blister needs to heel without getting infected and affecting the bone.The blister could be from pressure. Go to your doctor/wound doctor to help with healing. Don't pop it. I would put Bactroban...
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    We used to think it was less with SPTubes, but...

    We used to think it was less with SPTubes, but research was done that showed it wasn't necessarily. It does help some but over time, if frequent UTI'
    occurred with urethral catheter, then just a...
  9. Thread: New CareCure

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    Great! Will our registrations and log-ons...

    Great! Will our registrations and log-ons transfer over too, or do we have to re-register?

    (KLD)
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    New Study on Bladder Management in SCI

    Received this from the study coordinators.


    Institution Review Board (IRB or REB) approval has been granted at the University of North Carolina, University of Utah, and Western University....
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    Should it reoccur -or you just might want to tell...

    Should it reoccur -or you just might want to tell the provider who ordered the antibiotics for the next UTI/antibiotic tx. They can order the stool test and you should be able to submit to lab or...
  12. You don't need to fill the bladder before...

    You don't need to fill the bladder before changing but leave some urine in so you can be sure it is in. Just a few drops or one ounce is fine. Typically inserted in to an empty bladder but by time we...
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    Rainman, a lot depends on what features you need,...

    Rainman, a lot depends on what features you need, and how much coverage you want, but you are usually looking at starting at $8,000-10,000 installed. All the major companies are more than happy to...
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    If you are not operating it on your own, you can...

    If you are not operating it on your own, you can purchase a ceiling track lift (CTL) motor that you can move from room to room, and have only a shorter piece of track installed in those other...
  15. You may need to see an urologist to peer into...

    You may need to see an urologist to peer into your bladder through the sp stoma to check out the condition of the opening and bladder.

    it is possible for sp stomas can tighten over time. The...
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    You need to seek medical care it could be an...

    You need to seek medical care it could be an abscess, a swollen area within body tissue, containing an accumulation of pus.

    Any pressure over a bony prominence where there is poor sensation can...
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    There is a time limit (48 hours as I remember)...

    There is a time limit (48 hours as I remember) past which you cannot edit your post. Best option is to post a reply indicating a change in price or other things listed in your original post.

    (KLD)
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    For my parents, it was much better than trying to...

    For my parents, it was much better than trying to find a place to store a mobile floor lift, and they also wanted to continue to use carpet in the bedroom and family room. It can be difficult if not...
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    A newly installed SP stoma can close up in just a...

    A newly installed SP stoma can close up in just a few minutes, which is why the catheter is not changed for 6 weeks post-op. Even a well established SP stoma can close up if a new catheter is not...
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    Strongly recommend NOT posting your e-mail...

    Strongly recommend NOT posting your e-mail address on a public forum like this. Spam bots and scammers harvest these on a regular basis. Instead, communicate with other members by the private message...
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    When shopping for fabric like this, check the...

    When shopping for fabric like this, check the denier of the fabric (usually designate by the initial D). Denier is a unit of measurement that expresses fiber thickness of individual threads or...
  22. What have you been drinking? Most supplements...

    What have you been drinking? Most supplements like Ensure, Premier, etc. don't cause constipation; in fact they can cause loose stools in some.

    You might also want to look at whey-based protein...
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    Assuming you are discussing this SkiErg machine: ...

    Assuming you are discussing this SkiErg machine: https://www.roguefitness.com/concept-2-skierg-2

    (KLD)
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    What you are experiencing is that your urinary...

    What you are experiencing is that your urinary system is blocked or rather positional while you are sitting up
    when you are lying extended out there is no barrier to urine output. I had a patient...
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    I agree, look for open/weeping skin openings. pbr

    I agree, look for open/weeping skin openings.
    pbr
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