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    http://dhmh.maryland.gov/ohcq/HOS/Docs/Alerts/aler...

    http://dhmh.maryland.gov/ohcq/HOS/Docs/Alerts/alert-v5-n1-fall2008.pdf

    Read a few of the stories about phenergan/promethazine and amputations and you may understand why some of the nurses do not...
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    I haven't read the entire thread, but one problem...

    I haven't read the entire thread, but one problem was that the ERs have to provide care, but followup is not provided for the uninsured. One example was an uninsured 3 month old who I saw a year ago....
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    Can you take some classes to improve your skills?...

    Can you take some classes to improve your skills? Sometimes, I feel inadequate and incompetent at my job. Then, I remember that most of the people I work with come to me for help with complex cases....
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    I take care of kids, not adults. In kids, we...

    I take care of kids, not adults. In kids, we don't give IV phenergan because of the link to gangrene and losing an arm from it. You MD needs to present the nursing staff with a some good articles...
  5. This is why many of us use an HMO like Kaiser...

    This is why many of us use an HMO like Kaiser Permanente. You pay one copay, usually $10, and the visit, x-rays, and labs are all covered. Years ago, my daughter was hit in the abdomen in school PE,...
  6. What are you trying to produce? My daughter has...

    What are you trying to produce? My daughter has an Irish draught sport horse by Playland Farm's ID stallion. He is so amateur friendly, and loves to jump. Every time she takes him somewhere to...
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    Years ago, my daughter fell in a riveted ditch on...

    Years ago, my daughter fell in a riveted ditch on cross country. She immediately remounted and only mentioned the fall to me hours later.A few days later, I saw the mother who was the jump judge at...
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    What do her feet look like? Are there any...

    What do her feet look like? Are there any laminitis rings? Does she have very flat soles that would benefit from rim pads or pads? I would get the vet out and ask for x rays. Show the x rays to your...
  9. Lots of turnout, free choice hay, and alfalfa can...

    Lots of turnout, free choice hay, and alfalfa can be helpful for ulcers. Talk with your vet. She may also suggest decreasing her grain and avoiding NSAIDs like Banamine and bute.
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    The problem with the $15 per trip is that gas is...

    The problem with the $15 per trip is that gas is so expensive. If they live about 5 miles away, their rountrip transportation cost is about $6 per trip (IRS reimbursement rate). If they pay self...
  11. Yvonne Lucas www.redmoonfarm.com in Berryville,...

    Yvonne Lucas www.redmoonfarm.com in Berryville, VA boards retirees. My friends who have sent horses there for lay ups have been pleased.
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    We have 3 horses on 5 acres. We use the loader on...

    We have 3 horses on 5 acres. We use the loader on our small tractor to put the manure pile on all of our trees and shrubs up near the house. Our trees look great.
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    I tried towing our empty 2h with our Jeep Grand...

    I tried towing our empty 2h with our Jeep Grand Cherokee and it scared me. I felt like the Jeep couldn't keep the trailer on the road on the turns. Pulling power was fine.
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    My 125lb daughter loves her Kubota tractor. ...

    My 125lb daughter loves her Kubota tractor.

    Remember to get a Kubota that is a little bigger than what you need and that has a front end loader. Most of us have tractor envy of people who have...
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    You can have a fabulous wedding for less than...

    You can have a fabulous wedding for less than $5000. My daughter did it 2 years ago. They had the actual wedding at a lovely bed and breakfast, the Brampton Inn in Chestertown,MD. The bed and...
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    I would not renew but would put the $3000 in a...

    I would not renew but would put the $3000 in a special horse health bank account. As long as he stays healthy for a few years, you should end up ahead.
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    I hollow out the end of a carrot, inset the pill...

    I hollow out the end of a carrot, inset the pill and pack the shreds of carrot on top of the pill. I then hand feed the piece of medicated carrot. My oldster won't eat his grain if he thinks there is...
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    Once you get into the bigger sizes you may be...

    Once you get into the bigger sizes you may be stuck with hand made shoes. One of our horses wears a ?5. The brand of shoes my farrier uses doesn't come bigger. Therefore, he would need handmade shoes...
  19. Can you do some types of showing that are a...

    Can you do some types of showing that are a little different from what your sister does? My daughters both did pony club and eventing. The one daughter competed over some big fences and liked her...
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    Maybe the kids and their horses would be better...

    Maybe the kids and their horses would be better off as eventers. Lower level eventers often don't pull manes or braid. As long as the horse is reasonably clean and neat, no one cares, particularly at...
  21. Thread: Beta Blockers

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    Beta blockers have a lot of uses, including...

    Beta blockers have a lot of uses, including preventing physical symptoms (rapid heartbeat, shaking) of panic attacks, preventing migraines, controlling tremor, controlling rapid or irregular...
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    We have Irish Draughts and Irish draught sport...

    We have Irish Draughts and Irish draught sport horses/crosses. They are good athletes but would have trouble making time at the upper levels. Irish Draughts love to jump, usually love to event, and...
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    I think the $1500 per month for living expenses...

    I think the $1500 per month for living expenses sounds reasonable. Figure $200 for horse shoes, $400 for competitions, $100 for vet bills, $100 for a new helmet or pair of boots or other clothing...
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    If your TB gets fat on pasture, you may want to...

    If your TB gets fat on pasture, you may want to stop the grain and feed a vitamin supplement or ration balancer daily. If he gets skinny, he may need a complete feed, as the barn will probably not...
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    My kids both attended private school and it was...

    My kids both attended private school and it was worth the money. For college, they went to a good state school.

    I would be afraid to borrow for private school because it goes on for so many years....
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