My beautiful husband has become another star in the sky
My darling husband of only 2 months lost his battle with PSP this evening....
Hello everyone I am Sarah and my lovely fiancé Steve has PSP
Hi everyone I have been reading posts on here for days and it has really helped me through what has been an horrendous few months. I thought ...
lung cancer - please help
Hi We have very recently been given the news that our mum has lung cancer. Or anyone has any advice on lung cancer diagnosis after pneumonia ...
A Critical Review of Thyroidectomy Consent in the UK
It continues to be iniquitous that thyroid hormone replacement post-thyroid surgery is not prominent in this paper. In total thyroidectomy fo...
Wedding Day 22/10/2018
Good morning from Mr and Mrs Hankinson to all you lovely people. Yesterday was simply wonderful in the end ❤️....
Two Weeks On Induced Coma
Hello There My dad was admitted due to some infections and he was also suffering from dehydration problem so they were put him on sedation an...
In need of some encouragement and insight. (waking up from coma, dealing with the trach, etc...)
She been in a chemically induced coma for 9 days, during which her kidneys failed, and she had blood clots sent to her legs and spleen. ) the...
I need reassurance
She has been in ICU for 3 weeks now and I'm not sure if she can even hear us. The bacterial sepsis has cleared and she developed a fungal one...
Some good news
I am very aware that he is resting on a knife edge and that he could decline very rapidly and that there is no happy ending for PSP suffers b...
They don’t want to put her on a trach!
It is Day 8, and we requested the trach, and feeding tube as the next step, a doctor actually said to me “ you really want to put her on a tr...
At hospital now with Tony
So ever since we refused to pull his tubing and NOT allow for a organ donation as I said yesterday I feel like things have been some what dif...
my hospital experience
this is my first time on any site,it started about 6 years ago,my daughter found me on floor and phoned the ambulance and taken to hospital l...
Back on track
Hi everyone We had. A set back a few weeks ago Tony had some seizures fell into a coma and then they actually had to induce him for a few day...
I heard my mum speak today for the first time in nearly a month as they put a speaking valve in the tracheostomy such a good feeling to be ab...
Dad’s Day 5 in coma
First thank you to anyone reading this post. I have been reading all of the previous posts and I feel encouraged....
Waking up from Induced come (with a trach) - seeking for advise and hopefully some encouragement....
( A brief summary: My mom, 68 years old, has been in an induced coma for 9 days ( following an in-hospital cardiac arrest, and lung issues. s...
Mom long term ICU trach ventilation, ICU delirium, what can I do to help her emotionally?
My mom has been in the ICU for 5 weeks now. She had the flu, then pneumonia and went into septic shock....
What is a PEG?
Hi all Hope you are all alright. I was wondering if someone could explain what a PEG is because I had a call from my family friends wife Aman...
Should kids visit during Post Trauma Amnesia? Also, how long did PTA last for you?
Hi all, My partner has recently ( 5weeks ago ) suffered a severe TBI....
Sepsis double pheomia and Type A flu a year on
I was rushed to hospital where I slipped into a coma which lasted for two weeks I was also ventalited as I had double pheomia. These continue...
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