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Hallucinations

Hi I suffer from terriable asthma. It's been really bad the last few months. A...

Postcode lottery - Who here works in ICU? Is any feedback acted on?

This site is full of people's stories of bad experiences, and some not so bad. ...

Choking easily after 18 months post intubation

Choking 18 months after intubation Hello, just wondering if anybody has noticed ...

Gender bias in icu care

While I was in icu and in hospitals thereafter I got the impression that male pa...

Physical and mental setback

A year out from my last visit to ICU and suddenly struggling, physically and men...

The meaning of life the universe and everything

Did you find the answer/met God or whatever during your coma? I have many ICU h...

Night Terrors After Coma

It’s been nearly a year since my coma. My “dreams” when in the coma were nothing...

Flashbacks and anxiety

How do you handle flashbacks? After being in the hospital in a diabetic coma, k...

Starting over after a coma

Survivor of a coma. How to go on with your life or just start over and not try t...

One stiff arm - is it caused by icu tubes?

I've had a stiff left shoulder, arm and hand ever since I woke in icu. Ive neve...

Hair, nails and teeth

I know this subject may sound like a trivial irritation rather than a life threa...

Flash backs covid pneumonitis

Hi I’m nearly 6 months post ventilation from covid pneumonitis and the flash bac...

I'm new on this site and need a bit of guidance

Are there any group chat sessions that I could join in or just listen too and if...

Once an ICU survivor.........

I thought I would write to express my thanks for the folks who have set up this ...

Long hospital stay in ICU, helping with Accommodation

My good friend has been admitted to ICU, and we need help to get her family hous...
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