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Hi, my mum has been in ICU for 5 weeks and has 'severe muscle weakness and low tone' Im desperate for them to start rehab. What can i do?

My mum went in with Pneumonia 5 weeks ago and now has 2 holes in each lung due ...

On placement in ICU

I am a final year student nurse (graduate in 3 months!). I have had experience ...

3rd time my mum is waking up from sedation. 3rd time lucky? She is still not 'co-operating' after 4 days although she seems there to me....

I've written here a few times which was very helpful. My mum has ARDS and was pu...
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ICU 2008 my storey

I had come home from a wonderful 2 week holiday in Spain with my wife. I felt r...

Mum in ICU 18 Days now. She has a new lung infection called pseudomonas and back on sedation and oxygen at 60%. Has she really got a chance?

Hello, Ive written here before and found a great comfort. Im really struggling a...

My mum is having a tracheostomy today after ecmo . Anyone know why they couldn't do this in the beginning?

My mum is having a tracheostomy today after ecmo . Anyone know why they couldn't...

Thank you everyone

I just wanted to say thank you to everyone for their compassionate and understan...