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Dad in icu with covid 8 weeks. Doctor talking about end of life care

Hi all my dad has been in intensive care for 8 weeks during this time he had bip...

Covid hair loss

Hello! New to the group and I spent time in ICU in December 2020 with covid, I w...

No sleep in hospital

So my dad is currently weaning down with trach on and he’s breathing on his own ...
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Does anyone here have MS?

I’ve talked a bit about my icu experiences (hypothermia) but the thing I haven’t...

surviving day 2 day

out now 3 months but it all seems slow esp mood swings and breathing and walking...

Hi everyone does anyone have advice on after care for icu flashbacks and help with piecing things together?

Hi everyone , I was wondering if anyone had any advice , to make a long story sh...

Post Covid Depression or the current situation of my life?

Hi! It's my first post here. I've had a moderate to serious case of Covid; 52 p...

Cuffed vs uncuffed trachy - can anyone explain?

In my memories of being in ICU sometimes I could speak with difficulty and somet...

Seeing double?uble?

In ICU and for a while after I had double vision. It faded and is OK now. Is tha...

Living on Trach

What are the odds that someone would have to live on a trach once off of the ven...

Need help knowing how to talk to my brother in ICU

Hi community, my brother Michael is in icu and has severe brain damage however w...

Question - might lost memories return

I have a 3week gap in my memories before I was brought to a&e, including no memo...

Trach was successful

Today was the day my dad had his tracheotomy. Everything went well and the dr sa...

Neuropathy pain

I am 20 years old and was in the ICU for over a week while on deployment and was...

Advice... Will it ever come back?

I'm really worried. Since my I.C.U experience (Close to death) I'm still very w...

Physical Therapy

Hey guys, is it possible to do physical therapy while having a trach? Dads getti...

Back on vent

Hey guys, my dad has had to go back on the vent due to being septic. He had been...

Breathlessness

Hi I’m 14 months out of a 3week stay in icu .I went in for surgery 15mins in my ...

Pneumonia

About a week ago, dad started running a fever. They did some cultures and a sput...

Hello world from newbie Kit

Hi. Posting from a hospital bed where I am very frustratingly slowly recovering ...

My episodes

While in ICU I had very bad disturbances I was in a cave part of the time and bu...

Wife delirium post icu

Hi, I’m wondering if anyone can help. My wife was admitted to Leicester glenfie...

Heartbroken update

Today is my beloved sister's funeral. She passed away 2 days ago. After 3 month...

ICU

Hi, I’ve got severe asthma and brittle asthma, I was admitted to hospital on the...

Elevated Co2

Hey guys, has anyone experienced or had a loved one experience a rise in CO2 lev...

Post ICU covid fatigue

Hello, I have now been out of hospital for 13 weeks after my post-covid scare w...

Medications given for agitation/anxiety during ICU.

The doctor has prescribed my dad Seroquel back on the 4th or 5th. I can’t rememb...

Speech and standing after vent

I know we’ve spoke a little on this, or atleast a couple people have said. But h...

Extubation question regarding 60 year old

So April 15th my father was admitted to hospital with a severe bleed on the brai...

Father on full oxygen. Doc says no hope, wants to disconnect. COVID-19

My father is now on day 18 on a ventilator. He was put down to 70% but then a we...
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