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bionicfeetgrl521 karma

It should be noted there were people in the German army and those in the Nazi party. There was a difference. Just because someone was in the German army doesn't mean they fell in line w/the Nazi party. I remember an episode of "who do you think you are" Chelsea Handler found out a great grandfather was in the German Army during the war. She was very upset. Then it was discovered he was basically a "shit" soldier who never advanced likely on purpose. It was a way of civil disobedience without getting killed. Be just a shitty enough soldier to not get anything accomplished and offer nothing of value. But there was a difference between the German Army and Nazi party. Trust me I'm no Nazi sympathizer (I'm Jewish) but I want to acknowledge those who found ways to stand up, even in small ways.

bionicfeetgrl317 karma

How much have scientific advances changed SMA? Took care of a kiddo years ago in the ER with SMA. Haven't seen many cases since. Congrats on graduation!

bionicfeetgrl9 karma

No you didn’t pay for the convo. You paid for the hospitalist to review your chart, review your labs and decide after talking/assessing you that it was/was not ok for you to go home. Anytime the nurse needs to “call the doctor” they’re calling the hospitalist. When your no longer needing IV pain meds and want to switch from clear liquids to solids, that’s the hospitalist who needs to know that. You don’t pay for a ten minute convo. They’re managing your care behind the scenes. Cuz trust when I tell you, the surgeon isn’t gonna want to be called at 2 am because you need a different pain Med. Unless you’re crashing they don’t wanna know.

Source: I’m an ed nurse. I know what’s going on behind the scenes.

bionicfeetgrl3 karma

I’m an active OhmConnect participant. Here’s my issue. I live in an area of the Bay Area that gets pretty hot in the summer. I have the thermostat set pretty high as it is, and then OhmConnect shuts it off (which means for an hour or two the temp climbs in the house to 80+ degrees). Then I spend the next several hours AFTER the ohmhour trying to get the house back down to 76 degrees. Isn’t that counterproductive?

Isn’t it better to just keep the thermostat AT 76-78 vs letting the house get to 86? What’s the benefit of cutting the energy use if you’re just gonna double down in the next 2 hours. Is it just for bragging rights?

bionicfeetgrl1 karma

Have you tried a purewick? You would not need to hold your pee that long. Also could be used while laying down. Just need a suction machine and those aren’t wildly expensive.

I’ll try to find the link.