Superking39 in ICUsteps4 years ago
I can't remember being in intensive care I had no nightmares dreams or anything I was only there for a week so maybe not long enough to expe...
Gsh100 in Asthma UK community foruma year ago
I have had asthma for a few years and it has been well controlled
Last Wed I had such a bad one I had to be ventilated and spent 2 days in i...
Daughter in intensive care
Hidden in Asthma UK community forum4 years ago
My daughter has just turned 13 and she has had asthma all her life. For the last 9 years she has been under a consultant and although shes h...
Memories of intensive care
LAJ123 in British Liver Trust4 months ago
Really interesting discussion about intensive care delirium.
Intensive care unit
Itcuexperience in British Lung Foundation7 months ago
I was in ICU in 2016 for 7 weeks in a medically induced coma I had swine flu and sepsis I still worry I'm so confused about my time there ca...
Hello, new. Boyfriend in Intensive care
SP1983 in ICUsteps2 years ago
I'm new to this community
My boyfriend A.J has been in Intensive care on life support in a natural coma since he took a massive overdose...
Traumatic brain injury and intensive care
melissa212 in ICUstepsa year ago
My dad suffered a traumatic brain injury when a forklift fork fell on his head at work. He had a fractured skull, high intercranical pres...
Intensive Care Society communication research
ICUsteps-Peter in ICUsteps6 years ago
We've been asked for help by the Intensive Care Society in getting patient and relative input to a research questionnaire they've put togeth...
Traumatic brain injury in intensive care
melissa212 in Women's Healtha year ago
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What can a patient take into intensive care
JillCam in ICUsteps3 years ago
My husband is due to have bypass operation in December and will be in icu for a few days afterwards. He is anxious about whether he can take...
Recovery from pneumonia and being in intensive care
Samcork230471 in ICUsteps4 years ago
Hi everyone back in the beginning of March I was very poorly, I am a brittle asthmatic so do not have the best of health anyway, my day was ...
Mum in Intensive Care, worried she won't recover
toffee2 in ICUstepsa year ago
My mum had open heart surgery at the beginning of November, and hasn't ever got well. She has had breathing problems ever since the op and ...
Intensive care patient information now available in Polish
Our leading critical care patient information booklet \"Intensive Care: a guide for patients and relatives\" is now available in Polish than...
Good experiences with inpatient and intensive outpatient care
Depressed1996 in Anxiety and Depression Support2 years ago
Just looking to hear some positive experiences.
I'm really having a hard time but this app does give me some temporary comfort by reading an...
Close friend out of coma but still in Intensive Care
kerr28 in Headway2 years ago
Got wonderful news to tell you about my close friend Mark who suffered a hypoxic brain injury during a cardiac arrest caused by a...
Lessons from Everest’s Sherpas could aid intensive care treatment.
2greys in British Lung Foundation7 months ago
A research expedition to Mount Everest has shed light on the unique physiological basis of adaptations seen in the native Sherpa people, whi...
Discharged from hospital after 2.5 weeks 3 days in Intensive care.
akela6th in Asthma UK community forum3 years ago
I'm new to this forum. I thought I would join after I have just been discharged last night from a pretty traumatic hospital admission. I hav...
Intensive care patient information now available in 12 languages
ICUsteps-Peter in ICUsteps5 years ago
Thanks to translation services from The London Clinic, our highly regarded intensive care patient and relative information booklet is now av...
How to help family member who is currently still in intensive care...
natk2212 in Headway6 years ago
A family member of mine suffered a brain haemorrhage. He is currently still in intensive care (today is the 14th day) and I am really p...
Door 12 - Over 270,000 people are admitted to an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) every year
MaddieHU in HealthUnlocked latesta year ago
Going into ICU can be a scary and traumatic time. ICU Steps are opening today's advent door to shed light on the support that is needed for ...
Everyone has different experiences when leaving Intensive Care. I was transferred to two different hospitals.
ICUKaren in ICUsteps7 years ago
When I was transferred from Intensive Care at the Leicester Royal Infirmary in 2005 I was not only transferred to a different ward I was als...
Head injuries and intensive care - Our latest patient information leaflet is now available
Head injuries and intensive care, our newest booklet supplement for patients and relatives, is now available for download.
Produced in collab...
How helpful was your hospital's ICU Outreach service in smoothing your transition back to the general ward when you left intensive care?
My son had Bacterial Meningitis from birth, spending 3 weeks in Intensive care. Thankfully full recovery, however he has speech problems....
darud in Meningitis Now5 years ago
All other areas of development, maths, reading etc are fairly normal, but we are at the end of our tether trying to work out what to do with...
My brother has just woken from being in intensive care and a coma after 6 days from sepsis and phenomena and the flu virus
Harty34 in ICUsteps2 months ago
My brother has just come out of a coma and off life support 6 days now he had sepsis and phenomena we didn't except the next part when we ar...
Encouragement for those ill or waiting for transplant. Post two
LAJ123 in British Liver Trust3 years ago
Waking in intensive care after the transplant
new support group coming
NCU123 in ICUsteps2 years ago
I am looking for any ex patients or relatives in cambridge or surrounding areas who would like to be a part of a new support group. I am a n...
Does the ICUsteps organisation provide care for Pediatric ICU patënts and their parents/loved ones? Other links or groups in the UK?
ginkgo1 in ICUsteps6 years ago
ICUsteps Bedford Support Group
AndJan in ICUsteps10 months ago
Our next support group drop-in meeting will be held on Thursday 28th June from 6 PM to 8 PM at the Quaker Meeting House 5 Lansdowne Road Bed...
AndJan in ICUstepsa year ago
Our next drop in of 2018 will be held on Thursday 26th April from 6pm to 8pm at the Quaker Meeting House 5 Lansdowne Road Bedford MK40 2BY.
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