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no oxygen to the brain for 20mins
Hi, my boyfriend recently hung himself from a pole and was \"dead\" for about 15-20mins or maybe more. The parademics performed CPR until they found a pulse...
Hi, my boyfriend recently hung himself from a pole and was \"dead\" for about 15...
If you are desiring some sort of understanding of what and where your loved one is experiencing within their induced coma, please contact me. I am more than...
If you are desiring some sort of understanding of what and where your loved one ...
Post Tracheostomy and intubation
My mum (43) was in an induced coma for 2 weeks at the start of January due to a prolonged seizure that was out of the blue. She was in hospital for a further...
My mum (43) was in an induced coma for 2 weeks at the start of January due to a ...
So my boyfriend is off induced coma and In an actual coma himself. Sometimes he would “squeeze” someone’s finger or his upper body would try to get up? What...
So my boyfriend is off induced coma and In an actual coma himself. Sometimes he ...
Swallowing difficulties after long stay in ICU including incubation and tracheostomy
Hi, My dad was taken very poorly just after Christmas and after 39 days in ICU he was moved to a ward. My dads tracheostomy was removed on the 3rd of Feb and...
Hi, My dad was taken very poorly just after Christmas and after 39 days in ICU h...
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Research and the ICUsteps Community
How helpful was your hospital's ICU Outreach service in smoothing your transition back to the general ward when you left intensive care?
ICUsteps (the Intensive Care Unit Support Teams for Ex-Patients) was founded in 2005 by ex-patients, their rel...
ICUsteps is run entirely by volunteers so all the money we raise goes straight to helping meet our goals of supporting patients and relatives