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  • gjnl
    replied to Home-made drainage system
    Perhaps connecting two drainage bags together could be an option. In this example the bags connected together are leg bags, but might be adapted to two 2 L night drain bags.

    https://www.instructables.com/Double-Leg-Bag/

    NL
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  • gjnl
    replied to COVID-19 vaccine
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    The spouse of a quadriplegic could be considered a primary caregiver and eligible for the vaccine in the earlier phases.

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    Last edited by gjnl; 9 Jan 2021, 3:51 PM.

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  • gjnl
    replied to suprapubic tube balloon
    in Care
    I have read on this site that 24FR users have successfully used the the 18FR. The stoma will quickly heal to the smaller size catheter.

    I remember that GJ's urologist explained that his criteria for selecting catheter size was use the smallest catheter possible that allows for adequate...
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  • gjnl
    replied to suprapubic tube balloon
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    I haven't seen the Duette catheter mentioned lately, but it may help you. The Poiesis Duette catheter has two balloons with the drainage eye positioned between the balloons. One of the balloons is a retention balloon, holds the catheter in the bladder. The other balloons is a cushioning balloon that...
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  • Every year when the annual flu vaccine season arrives, you hear the same story.

    But consider, the thing is with any vaccination is that you might have been exposed before you got the vaccination or after you got the vaccination, but before your body had developed immunity. We should fully...
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  • gjnl
    replied to Merry Christmas
    in Life
    Bonnette, how dear of you to remember GJ and the Buche de Noel desserts I have baked and he loved so much.

    May we all be safe, happy, healthy and live with ease in the new year.

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  • gjnl
    replied to What tier does SCI rank for the Vaccine
    in Care
    Today, California's Community Vaccine Advisory Committee announced the next groups of people to receive the Covid Vaccine after health care workers and residents of long term care facilities.
    • Education and childcare: Childcare workers, preschools, elementary and secondary school personnel, community
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  • gjnl
    replied to What tier does SCI rank for the Vaccine
    in Care
    Talked with a friend today. She is 75, husband 82. Neither spinal cord injured. She has no extenuating circumstances. He has dementia. She has contacted her local Kaiser facility and they have advised that she and her husband can expect to get the vaccine in February. Somehow, I think that is not going...
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