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My aunts lungs are failing. She is not expected to survive. 2 months max. They are talking Intubation. I think Tracheostomy will be easier?

How can I help my Mum cope with her ICU experience now she is back on the ward?

Mum had 9 days on ICU with a post-op infection, the first night and day in ICU b...

communicate with icu patient conscious but assisted for breathing

Hello, my father, 79, is currently in ICU, has a tube in his mouth to assist hi...
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Came straight home out if ICU. Why?

I suffered badly from the drug infused Halucinations after spending 3 weeks in I...

Anyone in south Wales that holds support group?

Hi there I was just wondering if there were any support groups in the Wales area...

Sleepless nights PTSD and OCD

Hi I know there are many of you that suffer from sleepless nights due to your il...

Do We underestimate how much support our relatives might need?

At our recent drop-in I was talking to another ex-patient who told me people alw...

I Need Help Sleeping

Since leaving ICU in May last year I have had trouble sleeping. My doctor's sur...

Does any one else have problems with concentration memory and overall loss of cognitive ability and if so how do you cope?

It is now almost 5 years since I spent 3 months in hospital 38 days in ICU trach...