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    Is lying down in a tilt in space chair as good as...

    Is lying down in a tilt in space chair as good as going back to bed do you think? The CNA's are very hostile about helping me back to bed after 2 hours ( wound care nurse is insisting they hoyer er...
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    Buying it

    I had a back up from old chair, was stolen from NURSING HOME closet. It has bothered me I haven't had back up. E's. on air cushion. My roho is two years old, has never been repaired or leaked....
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    I am very top heavy- natures gifts, obesity and...

    I am very top heavy- natures gifts, obesity and atrophied lower body. I go up steep ramps backwards.
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    Medicaid

    Medicaid pays for crappy cushions. I have spent most of the last year in bed trying to heal hospital-acquired sores. I hate to think what a cheap cushion would do to me. The vendor for my power chair...
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    Thanks for the info! My first chair had a...

    Thanks for the info! My first chair had a varilite evolution on it, and I never had sores. That said, it was the first two years after my injury and I didn't have any atrophy to speak of either. I...
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    Used Roho Cushion

    I use a high profile roho quad cushion- out of many cushions, it has been best. I was prowling eBay and they have a used one, in a size I had to have specially made, for half the price I paid. I want...
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    Nice chair!

    Nice chair!
  8. Thread: Sick at night

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    I guess...

    I had been planning on finding a physiatrist at Baylor in Dallas when my sore heals enough I think I can survive the ride without significant damage. I guess I am adding concerns about sleep apnea to...
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    I was ignoring those risk factors because I don't...

    I was ignoring those risk factors because I don't want to be dxed with sleep apnea. I guess that won't help anything tho. You say, we do a nighttime recording pulse oximetry first...who is we? I need...
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    I do have Gerds, bad enough it created a lesion...

    I do have Gerds, bad enough it created a lesion on base of throat a few years ago, caused a stricture. This isn't the same pain, tho, I recognize that one by now. My old N.P. wanted me to do a sleep...
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    I had symptoms of UTI, UA showed same as yours,...

    I had symptoms of UTI, UA showed same as yours, but had DR. Who knew me, had them culture it anyway. Proteus Mirabeleus (sp) grew out right away, had to be treated.
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    Sore is getting better!!

    :D. The wound care nurse measured my sore today. It was at one point 3cmx4 cm. today was 2cmx1cm. !!! It has a lot of raw tissue around it still healing, but at least the hole itself has gotten...
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    Sick at night

    Since my injury, I have had episodes where I get sick, for lack of better term at night. I wake up, chest pressure, can't breathe. Yup, sounds like heart, but my blood pressure is quite often low....
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    T4-6 originally

    I had degen disc disease and foot drop, no insurance, no health care. One of the many times I tripped and fell over foot, I ruptured T4-6. Was diagnosed complete. Since I am just lucky that way, I...
  15. Thread: Spasms!

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    Have you tried zaniflex? I spasmed out of bed and...

    Have you tried zaniflex? I spasmed out of bed and chair before was put on that....still on baclofen too.
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    Sticky: Ok, I have had many many sore on coccyx and...

    Ok, I have had many many sore on coccyx and sacrum- the fastest way to get them is to spend three or more days in hospital. I have a high profile roho in chair, have never been pressure mapped. Some ...
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    I never bothered with flu shots as an AB, even...

    I never bothered with flu shots as an AB, even tho I worked in childcare- a germ factory full of an at-risk population. Never until I got a 3 week case of the flu. I am t3 now. Remembering the cough...
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    When they did the fusion two years ago, they gave...

    When they did the fusion two years ago, they gave me some blood during surgery. A week after release from hospital, I was sick as could be, went to ER. Was dehydrated, UTI, and two pints low on...
  19. Thread: Helper Monkey

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    Cool!

    Cool!
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    Started the prune juice yesterday, had kids pick...

    Started the prune juice yesterday, had kids pick me up some. Have to go easy on it, will rev my blood sugar up. Seems like everything is a balancing act. Would like to go to doctor at Baylor,...
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    I had been on oxy 40 mg BID for two years, got...

    I had been on oxy 40 mg BID for two years, got tired of nursing homes messing up the triple scrip and sending me into withdrawals . Last time nursing home went 5 days before refilling it, I had gone...
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    Kliebsiella is what almost took me out, sepsis...

    Kliebsiella is what almost took me out, sepsis last Feb. thank God it wasn't souped up kliebsiella.
  23. I almost died from a massive, saddle block PE....

    I almost died from a massive, saddle block PE. Could have used a nice filter...having said that yea, the not knowing about medical devices installed in my body would freak me out too. I was septic...
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    Guidelines?

    :help:Sorry if I am slow, but I couldn't locate the guidelines. It was in red on your post, but wasn't a link...
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    Love those kids!

    I find parents are often staring at shelves in stores, while kids are checking things out. I was a preschool teacher and miss it more than anything. Often I get to start conversations with the kids...
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