Day 12 HealthUnlocked Advent Calendar Blog ICUsteps
Luckyone2 days ago
Door 12: Why do people in ICU suffer delirium, terrifying nightmares and paranoia?
A critical illness can strike anyone at any time without w...
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ah1n1,bilateral pneumonia,severe ards.
ainos273 days ago
my husband is a victim of ah1n1 virus leads to bilateral pneumonia and severe ards,,19 days induced coma and one month stayed in ICU..now re...
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Weigh loss in icu
Nawalsaleh4 days ago
My dear daughter 21 years old is still in the icu . Still can’t move or talk . She sometimes opens her eyes when we call her name. I noticed...
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anybody feel like this?
cazmcw4 days ago
Hello all, I have a question. I was in ICU with multiple issues including meningitis sepsis and encephalitis. now six months later I feel li...
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Post sepsis syndrome symptoms
elric9 days ago
Hi there y'all. I won't go into all I went through before I ended up with septic shock (that's all in my first post).
Suffice it to say I ha...
Anna100111 days ago
I was admitted to ICU in Jan 2016 due to sepsis caused by a rare retropharyngeal abscess, having fully physically recovered I expected this ...
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What TVT means
pantz14 days ago
In my post the other day I didn’t explain what tvt was it is the mess the use to repair and lift to help with in continents Viginal tape .
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Tvt Complications Help
pantz15 days ago
Hi I know this post is not to do with icy although I was there 4years ago and still live with it .
In August I had TVT surgery and was told i...
Surgical icu nightmare
Christie61915 days ago
My husband has conjestive heartfailure i had to call paramedics he was having problems breathing after being sick with common flue. He neede...
Sepsur16 days ago
In light of @NCU123 ‘s recent post and the comments - we have our next meeting on 21/12/17 @ 7pm - we have it at All Saints Church 2 Vicarag...
My harrowing patient journey
elric16 days ago
Greetings all I’m new here.
This is the first time I have been admitted to hospital, more harrowing as this was a traumatic experience and no...
Ovarian cancer stage 4 coping and caring
989-284118 days ago
Hi there my Mum was diagnosed as her ovarian cancer coming back 6 weeks ago she has had 3 drains in 3 different 1 dose of aggressive chemo a...
My daughter in vegetative state
Nawalsaleh20 days ago
Hello everyone, I’m new here. My daughter 21 years old is in the icu for nearly two months now. She has epilepsy and stomach bleeding. She w...
Coma and multiple organ failure due to lungs issues. Please help!
Ania1120 days ago
Hi I'm new here my father-in-law was taken to ER couple of weeks ago with some lungs issues. They cleaned his lungs, and he had to be on an ...
ECMO/45 yrs old kidney transplan recipiant
Eve200721 days ago
Hello there, I'm in desperate need to get some information about the situation that my sister is going through. My sister received a kidney ...
Agnes-Charing-x21 days ago
Does anyone else suffer from arthritic symptoms having had a 2 hour does of inflixmab via IV .
I’m on my first round of infliximab having ha...
robskicfc25 days ago
If a MRI comes back normal and shows no signs of brain damage can you still have Brain damage despite the results?
hanajayne94a month agoPOPULAR
Hi there I'm a newly qualified staff nurse at a large ICU. I feel intrusive writing here as I'm obviously not a patient and have never suffe...
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Just want to say hello
OhioGirl42986a month ago
I am new here from Ohio! I am a chronic pain patient and i am suffering from herniated discs in my neck and sciatica and a numb foot from th...
Can a medical induced coma cause long term memory loss and speech disparities ?
Aprilga month ago
I have a question, I had surgery and well, they ended up giving me to much meds and basically put me in a medical induced coma, ever since t...
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Coping with emotions and rejection from family after suicide attempt left me in ITU
Laraclarkea month ago
I am 3 months after spending 5 weeks in ITU in a coma on life support with a tracheotomy and then another 7 weeks on HDU and then a liver wa...
60 Year old Father in ICU
dommachalaa month ago
My father is in an induced coma in an ICU and has been for 5 days now. He has Heart failure, respiratory failure and kidney failure. They p...
Doctors have told us to prepare for withdrawal of treatment
Tsoulaa month ago
My 78 yr old mum has been in ICU for 18 days after a bowel rupture . Surgery went very well but she has COPD and docs have said she cannot c...
Lindas11a month ago
My daughter is 36 and a heavy vodka drinker she was admitted to hosp in August and told her liver is bad and not to take another drink. She ...
Vegetative state trouble waking up ?
All123a month ago
After coma to vegetative state then opening eyes but not aware how long can it take to get conscious back ??
Post sepsis recovery and syndrome
Angellea month ago
First I would like to thank the community and everyone that posts about their experience. This has made understanding the processes and what...
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Triple Bypass Surgery w/ Renal & Liver Failure.
Alinskya month ago
Hello, My mother had triple bypass surgery 4 days ago. The day after surgery she completed physical & occupational therapy, but into the nex...
Andihea month ago
I ended up in ITU twice due to a bowel join breaking down following very routine surgery. Despite being in hospital I was misdiagnose...
Dad is in his 4th week on a ventilator after Septic shock
Rookie93a month ago
Hi, can anyone help. My dad has fought septic shock admirably. He has been on a ventilator for 3weeks and 3 days. They have reduced his meds...
Why did I survive?
cazmcwa month ago
I cant remember anything about being in ICU. It was like I was in a twilight world when I came out of my coma. I remember being nursed gent...
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