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  1. Thread: News QuiZ

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    News QuiZ

    Just a thought let it die if no interest. So a Quote from a news item preferably from a major news company. To see who can guess what it refers to. Hopefully Optimistic items not relating to the...
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    That figures. All the birdies collecting and...

    That figures. All the birdies collecting and concentrating wool and hair and larvae into a nest acting as a grain store.
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    I had this problem with clothes moths then a walk...

    I had this problem with clothes moths then a walk in the countryside with sheep in fields showed the probable original feed, wool and I presume other animal hair lodged on stones and vegetation...
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    However I think there is a genuine shortage of...

    However I think there is a genuine shortage of VALIDATED test kits. It is obviously not good to use a poorly performing test (false negative or positive are bad). How do you know it a test works...
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    A lot of the simple ones use belts to transfer...

    A lot of the simple ones use belts to transfer round and round business. The best hope is a belt has gone. You can tell I know more about ventilators.
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    Don't think so . If anything yours needs to be...

    Don't think so . If anything yours needs to be better!
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    No the low tech thing to try to keep people off...

    No the low tech thing to try to keep people off ventilators is a CPAP Flow generator, to supply high flow air or oxygen by mask or head hood, there are simple mechanical ones which is what the...
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    It all depends on what the aim of the ventilator...

    It all depends on what the aim of the ventilator is and who is specifying it. ITU ventilators are designed to ventilate patients with stiff lungs and keep then expanded increasingly to allow patients...
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    I can see the world gradually stopping fights...

    I can see the world gradually stopping fights from States not just those historically politically opposed.
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    I think it was me who guesstimated up to 1200l...

    I think it was me who guesstimated up to 1200l per hour dependent on settings on an ITU ventilator, but these will normally be supplied by wall O2 outlets from the pipeline system. Theatre...
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    The problem with any inflammatory response is...

    The problem with any inflammatory response is that there is considerable loss of weight! It is nearly all muscle. In my bout of sepsis my quads disappeared, OK they were never immense but during...
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    The hope that there are very large numbers of...

    The hope that there are very large numbers of people who have had or will have soon a mild illness is the only hope that the epidemic will die down naturally. This information from antibody tests...
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    Indeed one dose of penicillin in Meningococcal...

    Indeed one dose of penicillin in Meningococcal septicaemia is enough to kill all the bacteria causing it but people still die of the inflammatory response, the overwhelming excessive mobilisation of...
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    Very dependent on ventilator design and settings....

    Very dependent on ventilator design and settings. ITU ventilators are profligate with gases. Maybe 1200 litres an hour possibly more. Theatre ventilators in order to conserve expensive anaesthetic...
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    Surely one of the high quality condenser...

    Surely one of the high quality condenser humidifier filters at the patient y conector would be adequate to the task? But I suppose they are in short supply as well and many of the bacterial/viral...
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    It is perfectly possible to use these ventilators...

    It is perfectly possible to use these ventilators without CO2 absorption BUT they will consume large quantities of Air and oxygen which the pipelines in some hospitals were never designed to carry...
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    No you would not be wrong to do this. There are...

    No you would not be wrong to do this. There are many reasons why not to drive a long way and overload known high profile country spots. But we have no limit to how far from work/home we can walk. Get...
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    So you have a 2km diameter hamster wheel!

    So you have a 2km diameter hamster wheel!
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    Just one missing number of tests!

    Just one missing number of tests!
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    No neither would I. But those calls are never...

    No neither would I. But those calls are never black and white there are always shades of grey. And the most near to death sometimes survive without what we thought would help and vise versa. There...
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    One thing I think is certain. The analysis of...

    One thing I think is certain. The analysis of this pandemic, and sadly in some cases the emotional costs will be taking place over the next decade not the next ten weeks. It is far too early to even...
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    We had a clematis on the back wall . It kept...

    We had a clematis on the back wall . It kept growing up in the kitchen.
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    It's usually the super new rat poison now that...

    It's usually the super new rat poison now that doesn't need blood tests every 2-3 weeks.
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    Another worrying thing is that they (battery...

    Another worrying thing is that they (battery chainsaws) are really very quiet! No motor, UNTIL YOU NEED IT!
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    Take some asprin if not sensitive. 1 a day.

    Take some asprin if not sensitive. 1 a day.
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