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  1. Jess passed away July 16, 2016

  2. My condolences and prayers to all who loved and knew him. So sorry for the loss of your beloved husband, Mrs. Sparks.
  3. Is a good day! Nicholas is trying to walk! my baby is getting so big!

  4. Is a good day! Nicholas is trying to walk! my baby is getting so big!

  5. Is a good day! Nicholas is trying to walk! my baby is getting so big!

    1. darkangleman

      darkangleman

      Thats the best part

  6. Hello Jess! hehehehehe

  7. I've not seen you in a while dwayne and I see you got your paramedic...CONGRATULATIONS!!! I miss our awesome discussions on the forums lol!

  8. I couldn't agree more on this topic, Brett. It just amazes me though that the people in the general population who have the most negative input on the spankings, are the people who HAVE NO CHILDREN! Alot changes when you become a parent. I was raised with a swift swat on the butt when I misbehaved and you dont see me bringing guns to school, murdering people or just out running amok. People just cant take responsibilty for their actions! Its so much easier I suppose to just blame other people or lifestyles for a childs behavior. I'm not an expert and will never proclaim to be, but If I want to spank my child for misbehaving in public, that is MY RIGHT as a parent to do so. But even then its getting to a point where if you spank your child in public someone will turn you in to Child welfare for abuse. There is a fine line between abuse and discipline. Granted my son is barely 2 months old right now, that still does not keep me from thinking about the ways we raise him and what we would do if he did this or that. Thats part of parenting. But its one of those things that I will cross that bridge when I get to it. These "new age" parents want to stop spankings and stuff like that, then when their 11 year old shoots a 25 year old pregnant women in the back of the head, killing her, we want the justice system to "go easy on him." Whats it going to take people? Stop telling people how to raise their children. I will spank my kid for acting up. That doesn't make me a bad parent, that makes me aware of the fact that my kid is human and acts up like other kids and my child aware that there are ALWAYS consequences for your actions. **An yes the 11 year old has people fighting to get him put in a juvy facility and to "go easy on him"** these are just my opinions and just like everyone else here, i'm entitled to them
  9. Oh No I didn't take it that way at all! I just wanted to post what info I did have because this could take me many hours to find the rest of the info that I'm looking for. I have nothing better to do today since I'm sitting here with gobs of lotion on my feet, feet wrapped in saran wrap with socks on!! lol! Mind you, it works absolutely FANTASTIC if you are prone to over dried out cracked feet Okay back to my research!
  10. I'm still doing some more in depth research, Dust. I will post my findings here, if there are any findings.
  11. Dwayne you brought up an excellent point! While there is a valve on the combitube that I lovingly call the "Puke valve" I understand what your saying about the pressure of the vomit meeting the airway device and how it can cause damage. So I researched it because I'm just as curious as you are. This might provide some insight. It might answer your question or it may not but I took a shot at this. Its a study some doctors did to compare seals in supraglottic airway devices. A Comparison of Seal in Seven Supraglottic Airway Devices Using a Cadaver Model of Elevated Esophageal Pressure Sven Bercker, MD*, Willi Schmidbauer, MD{dagger}, Thomas Volk, MD{ddagger}, Gottfried Bogusch, PhD§, Hans Peter Bubser, MD{dagger}, Mario Hensel, MD{ddagger}, and Thoralf Kerner, MD{ddagger} From the *Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Leipzig University Hospital, Germany; {dagger}Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Bundeswehrkrankenhaus, Berlin, Germany; {ddagger}Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Campus Virchow-Klinikum and Campus Charité Mitte, and §Center for Anatomy, Charité-Universitaetsmedizin, Berlin, Germany. Address correspondence and reprint requests to Dr. Sven Bercker, Klinik für Anästhesiologie und Intensivtherapie Universitätsklinikum Leipzig, Liebigstr.20, 04103 Leipzig Germany. Address e-mail to sven.bercker@medizin.uni-leipzig.de. Abstract BACKGROUND: Supraglottic airway devices are increasingly important in clinical anesthesia and prehospital emergency medicine, but there are only few data to assess the risk for aspiration. We designed this study to compare the seal of seven supraglottic airway devices in a cadaver model of elevated esophageal pressure. METHODS: The classic laryngeal mask airway, laryngeal mask airway ProSealTM, intubating laryngeal mask airway FastrachTM, laryngeal tubeTM, laryngeal tube LTS IITM, CombitubeTM, and EasytubeTM were inserted into unfixed human cadavers with an exposed esophagus that had been connected to a water column of 130 cm height. Slow and fast increases of esophageal pressure were performed and the water pressure at which leakage appeared was registered. RESULTS: The Combitube, Easytube, and intubating laryngeal mask Fastrach withstood the water pressure up to more than 120 cm H2O. The laryngeal mask airway ProSeal, laryngeal tube, and laryngeal tube LTS II were able to block the esophagus until 72–82 cm H2O. The classic laryngeal mask airway showed leakage at 48 cm H2O, but only minor leakage was found in the trachea. Devices with an additional esophageal drain tube drained fluid sufficiently without pulmonary aspiration. CONCLUSIONS: Concerning the risk of aspiration, the use of devices with an additional esophageal drainage lumen might be superior for use in patients with an increased risk of aspiration. The Combitube, Easytube, and intubating laryngeal mask Fastrach showed the best capacity to withstand an increase of esophageal pressure. http://www.anesthesia-analgesia.org/cgi/co...tract/106/2/445
  12. Glad you all liked it Its the first time I've ever seen it and thought it was hilarious. So of course I had to share it with you all lol! Ya'll take care and stay safe out there!
  13. A Minneapolis couple decided to go to Florida to thaw out during a particularly icy winter. They planned to stay at the same hotel where they spent their honeymoon 20 years earlier. Because of hectic schedules, it was difficult to coordinate their travel schedules. So, the husband left Minnesota and flew to Florida on Thursday, with his wife flying down the following day. The husband checked into the hotel. There was a computer in his room, so he decided to send an email to his wife. However, he accidentally left out one letter in her email address, and without realizing his error, sent the email. Meanwhile, somewhere in Houston, a widow had just returned home from her husband's funeral. He was a minister who was called home to glory following a heart attack. The widow decided to check her email expecting messages from relatives and friends. After reading the first message, she screamed and fainted. The widow's son rushed into the room, found his mother on the floor, and saw the computer screen which read: To: My Loving Wife Subject: I've Arrived Date: October 16, 2007 I know you're surprised to hear from me. They have computers here now and you are allowed to send emails to your loved ones. I've just arrived and have been checked in. I see that everything has been prepared for your arrival tomorrow. Looking forward to seeing you then! Hope your journey is as uneventful as mine was. P.S. Sure is hot down here!
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