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My Coma making sense?

Coma Preface At some point a nurse or other health worker or assistant asked ...

Has anyone who has been in ICU struggled with sleeping at night ?

Ever since I entered ICU I have not had one decent night sleep due to fear and n...

How did I survive such a critical illness.

I was taken to hospital by ambulance with a severe chest infection, blood oxygen...
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I was in the ICU for 7 days. Critical. Never recovered. need to get well

I had an upper GI bleed. lost nearly 2/3 my blood volume. Allergic reaction to ...

Did anyone who had a Tracheostomy or was Intubated think they were talking to a nurse, when because of the tube they could not have been?

I didn't until recently remember anything at all about my stay in ICU, but I now...

Why is it necessary to wake us?

Does anyone know why we can't be put into an induced coma while on a ventilator,...

Can talking about delusional memory turn it into full blown PTSD?

Hello everyone, I've been reading through your stories and things that have bee...

what happenned to me?

i was in ICU in 2009 or 10, i had an epilepsy seizure and was taken to central m...

Does the ICUsteps organisation provide care for Pediatric ICU patënts and their parents/loved ones? Other links or groups in the UK?

Was anyone else really afraid when the ICU nurses came to roll them from side to side in order to wash them?

I've just found something I wrote when I first came home from hospital . My daug...

It makes it worth it

Today I was along with two ICU nurses were invited to speak at a patients experi...