shifting to the ward
She’s been in induced coma for a month and off for 2 months now....
Mum with end stage CBD: secretion suctioning issues
Hi, We are struggling with performing effective yanker suctioning for our mum. We have a portable suction but it does not seem to be effectiv...
After a recent ear wax suctioning session - before being fitted for NHS hearing aids with masker next week - the audiologist recommended Earo...
PEG tube and deep throat suctioning, alternative?
Hi My dad started choking on his own saliva 2 days ago and I had to rush him for throat suctioning - they had to do it 3 times and it was hor...
Rehab - Out of Network (Insurance - USA)
I've found previous posts helpful as I've had a loved one ( LO ) experience a critical illness recently....
Chest infection and treatment
Hi A quick update from my side - my dad has been bed-bound since July 2015 - he aspirated and had a PEG tube, and his carbidopa-levodopa was ...
Hospital air mattress vs the dreaded Foam mattress, WHAT WOULD YOU PREFER?
There are those, and then there are the ones you might find inside the Intensive Care setting!...
For patients, the ICU, which is often referred to as the ITU can be a very very strange place. Eventhe bed that the patient is on can often p...
Hello to everyone. We bought a suction machine for my dad recently....
Botox for salivary glands?
Has anyone done botox on their salivary glands for excessive mucus? My mom has excessive mucus due to severe dysphagia and she is basically u...
New technique removes the cause of allergic asthma: Antibodies are suctioned off.
Allergies are the most common cause of asthma. The immune system over-reacts to harmless substances such as birch or grass pollen, for exampl...
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