What I wish I had known (and what I have learnt through trial and error!)
Asthma is a learning curve so here’s what I wish I had known from the beginning! Obvious now, but starting out to me asthma was asthma - a bl...
My daughter in vegetative state
My daughter 21 years old is in the icu for nearly two months now....
I hate to be a bother, but I am so scared (normally I am not such a baby)
I've posted a couple of times about my upcoming Anterior Cervical Fusion C4-5 and C5-6. Thanks to many of you whom replied....
Hello just looking for support following Total Thyroidectomy and to share my story.
A series of ultrasound and ct scans revealed that my thyroid enlargement was benign however my trachea was compressed down to 20% along 4cm i...
IVC Filter/Clot Catcher Removal after 12 years, surgeon said its the worst case he'd ever seen! Sticky blood & filters are a bad combo.
He also said that he would keep me on heparin injections post op, until I am seen by the thrombosis team....
Hello there, After six years of terrible infections, including shingles, strep throat, several pneumonia trips to the hospital, including int...
Severe hallucinations during intubation
I have been intubated twice now for pulmonary infections and put on a ventilator....
How soon can you talk after extubation?
My mom had pneumonia which led to ARDS. She was intubated for 7 days....
Seeking advise re awake intubation. I have surgery for gall bladder removal booked for 5/7 and due to previous complications Anaesthetist sai...
Round 2 Ventilator because of pneumonia in the ICUhttps://healthunlocked.com/
I was disappointed he needed to go back on the tube, but understand....
Not following commands, trach, COPD, pneumonia
My 76 y.o. Dad has been in ICU since May 20, he was intubated until June 12 when they did a tracheotomy. Has anyone ever have issues with an ...
Hi everyone, This is my first post here. I survived a two month coma & 3month stay in ICU....
7 years later...
I still find it surreal that I was asleep for so long, unaware of most things. However, when I woke I spoke ( well wrote as I had a tracheost...
Update on my dad
So I’m not sure what happened to my other post but since a few are still asking I wanted to do an update again. I wrote in the last one that ...
Trying to find help for a MS sister
Hello Everyone, I have a friend, Linda, who has been in the hospital/nursing home since July 12, 2017. She has MS, just turned 60 ye....
Worried Mom of 2 yr old boy with PCD
Hi my 2 yr old son has PCD was diagnosed genetically when he was 6 weeks old, he has had growth and weight gain issues as well and has a ente...
Problems after Intubation and ICU
My wife 2 months ago was intubated in the emergency room and was Life Flight to a bigger Hospital where she was diagnosed and treated for Mic...
New here, any info on white matter lesions ?
Does anybody know what causes white matter lesions? I was diagnosed with one after having memory issues following being in an induced coma....
Partner on day 28 in ICU...Legionella and ARDS
he is still heavily sedated on propofol and fentynal ( and for a while, Ketamine ), received a tracheostomy March 25th and developed an infec...
Dear all, I can't believe it's nearly a year since I became unwell, after a 3 day bout of flu, I ended up intubated in intensive care, having...
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