Fionnamorley in British Lung Foundation 4 years ago
My mum has just had a tracheostomy done to help her breath since she has been diagnosed with ARDS and her lungs are very bad. The nurses ar...
Back home 👏🏻 / tracheostomy
burcumuslu in PSP Association 2 years ago
After a 33 days of IC we are going back to our home. She is so strong in fighting with this desease.
Unfortunately we have a tracheostomy no...
TC and Tracheostomies - 'Normal Life'?
xOsnailx in Thyroid UK 10 months ago
I was wondering if any others who have Thyroid Cancer has had a permanent Tracheostomy?
What can and can't we do.. Obviously deep sea div...
4 weeks in - tracheostomy planned
AJH1709 in ICUsteps a year ago
So we are now 4 weeks in and this morning my dad was meant to go down for a tracheostomy. Unfortunately that hasn't happened as the surgeons...
How many of our children have had to have a tracheostomy?
emma200485 in BWS Support 5 years ago
My mum is having a tracheostomy today after ecmo . Anyone know why they couldn't do this in the beginning?
ellie2014 in ICUsteps 3 years ago
My mum is having a tracheostomy today after ecmo . Anyone know why they couldn't do this in the beginning? She has abeen in for nearly 3 wee...
Did anyone who had a Tracheostomy or was Intubated think they were talking to a nurse, when because of the tube they could not have been?
Mike-N in ICUsteps 5 years ago
I didn't until recently remember anything at all about my stay in ICU, but I now little things are coming back to me. For instance when I wa...
My aunts lungs are failing. She is not expected to survive. 2 months max. They are talking Intubation. I think Tracheostomy will be easier?
Mickeyb in ICUsteps 5 years ago
Critical illness myopathy
Hanban14 in ICUsteps 6 months ago
Hi. I'm a mum of a 16 yr old who suffered post surgery complications after a spinal fusion. She ended up with an emergency tracheotomy and ...
Near Fatal Accident
RoseRector in ICUsteps a year ago
My Brother in law was in a near fatal accident last Sunday to. Which he is still in Icu in a medically induced coma. Here's the events that ...
My husband had his upper and lower lobe removed due from cancer after two days he was put on a ventilator and is very sadatded
Lori1961 in ICUsteps 2 years ago
How long can they keep you on a ventilator before it causes more problems
Sepsis and Pneumonia 4 weeks
Popsteds in ICUsteps 2 months ago
Update on my nephew, they have stopped his sedation 3 days ago, but still looks like he is sedated, but i understand it can take a while ...
Dad is in his 4th week on a ventilator after Septic shock
Rookie93 in ICUsteps 25 days ago
Hi, can anyone help. My dad has fought septic shock admirably. He has been on a ventilator for 3weeks and 3 days. They have reduced his meds...
Trache no Trache
Troubledwife in ICUsteps a year ago
I don't know if it will come up but I'm dreading having to deal with it. It was suggested as my husbands lungs heal opting for a tracheotomy...
sweetyvarshney93 in ICUsteps 4 months ago
After getting out of ECMO( 40 days) ,now on ventilator, my father is in fever from continuous 4 days, inspite of having antibiotics medicati...
Comas and life after stroke
Bellaryn in Meningitis Now 4 years ago
My dad has been in a coma three weeks now after suffering a stroke.its a very stressful time not knowing when he will come back to us.He now...
Worried and confused
My husband went to the hospital sick and was diagnosed with pneumonia and sepsis. The sepsis seems to be gone but his lungs are damaged le...
Lorij25 in ICUsteps 7 months ago
I had another post. But I have another one my fiance is more awake now from is induced coma. He has liver/colon cancer and had 3 treatment o...
aged lady really hates use oxygenmask ...what alternatives possible pls?? or other types mask available? thx
nice1 in British Lung Foundation 4 years ago
For Duration of Colomycin Inhalation
lelewin in British Lung Foundation a year ago
I would like to know the duration of Colomycin Inhalation course. My mom,87 yrs old, suffered from Quadriplegia secondary to Cervical sp...
My fiance is is still in a induced coma more awake today still doesn't move or respond. His eyes are open but not focused. He has colon and ...
Help... My mum is currently in an icu unit in the westmidlands and I can't get hold of a consultant ?
Moll80 in ICUsteps 4 years ago
Hi, my mum has been in icu now on sedation and ventilation for 3 days. They have tried weaning but not gone as well as hoped. My dad has spo...
tonyamiller1976 in ICUsteps a year ago
friends dad in icu, on a resperator and in medicaly induced coma, now they want to put in a traqia tube and doctor wont answer his wife's qu...
BBC 2 Winter Virus Programme tonight features Mr Guri Sandhu ENT in London
SusanCh in Vasculitis UK 5 years ago
Mr Sandhu was the ENT testing people's noses and airways for colds with a flexiscope (which I remember well). Mr Sandhu is a WG expert and i...
Waking up process
Mihar in ICUsteps 3 months ago
Hi im sorry im sure its been asked repeatedly but cannot find the answer in earlier posts.
My mum had the flu which caused a life threatening...
Waking up time after cardiac arrest resuscitationon
Gbenga in ICUsteps 3 months ago
My wife had Cardiac arrest from PE and still in induced coma for two weeks with eyes just opening. The doctors are hoping to Trachy. What ca...
barbs67 in PSP Association a year ago
I am looking for anyone who has or know anyone with a genetic condition called dynactin mutation.My granny,mum,aunt,uncle, and myself all ha...
Partner on day 28 in ICU...Legionella and ARDS
SparkleCat in ICUsteps 8 months ago
My partner, Dave, thought he had the flu on March 2nd, 2017, I went to check on him and found that he couldn't stop coughing and was having ...
Happy new year everyone
Fabgran in LUPUS UK 3 years ago
Hello everyone and happy new year , I just found this group am so happy is there any meet up groups in London ? I would like to attend to so...
Posie1 in ICUsteps 7 months ago
Hi my name it tracey im 53 I was on life support 5 months ago I had a liver hemorrhage out of the blue but was then found I had a benign tum...
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