Removing oxygen in Respiratory Failure
My daughter who is 13years old and profoundly disabled from an undiagnosed neurological condition. The trachi really improved her breathing b...
Life After ICU
Was kept under for approx 3 weeks, resulting in pneumonia & kidney failure which thankfully was treated and sorted. tracheotomy was removed d...
Questions that were never answered..
I'm 2013 I married the love of my life the person who I was in a relationship with for 6 years. 5 days after my wedding I woke up with excruc...
Partner in ICU for 20 days after severe burns, septic shock, SIRS and ARDS
My fiance suffered severe burn injuries TBSA 50% with inhalation injury. They have told us he fell into a septic shock because his blood pres...
SUBGLOTTIC STENOSIS - this rare condition has been included on this site due to it's implication in gastric reflux syndrome*****.
Subglottic Stenosis in Adults Treatment & Management 18 April 2017 Problem Partial or complete narrowing of the subglottic area may be congen...
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Hello - just joined - have mum in hospital at the moment with copd flare up. Feeling sad that she is struggling with fighting infection which...
He has a tracheotomy and is on anti anxiety meds. Hes been conscious for a wk now and is becoming more and more agitated and stressed....
Husband in coma cardiac arrest, 20 min anoxic brain injuries. He’s opening eyes but staring at ceiling. No communication.
Induced coma 10 days , it’s now 3 weeks , off sedation but on meds for ; seizures and agitation ( sodium valproate ) , bp meds, and insulin ....
Dad off of Sedation and Vent but still not responsive. Help
Almost 6weeks ago my dad drove himself to the hospital saying that he had shortness of breath and swelling in his feet. The doctors say my da...
Post Sepsis Syndrome
Hi I am Phil and in January 2015 I was struck down with Pneumonia and was in hospital for nine days. I spent 11 days at the QMC ITU and then ...
I still get flashbacks of some of the more frightening aspects of my confusion. I'm not sure the staff were aware of these psychological prob...
Hashimotos....life after surgery.
Fatigue has always been an issue, but as a mother with a disabled son I just got on with life... busy, busy working and looking after the fam...
A little life story ( It may sound unbelievable but it is true )
I have read posts, some replied to some not, but I do read nearly all of them and please believe me, I do feel your pain and despair and unde...
Last Wednesday she was hospitalized with aspirated pneumonia. On a pain scale of 1-10 she indicated 4, we communicate almost completely by fi...
Heart attack & 25 minuet cardiac arrest
He was shocked several times over a period of 25 minutes before they could stabilise him. He was then in an induced coma with some hypothermi...
Thank you for the great support you give also outside!
Then I found this blog, and you can't figure out how it relieved our pain, we could read that all she was going through was more or less norm...
Nearly Two years on
I was determined 2012 was going to be a much better year I rekindled my love of photography and spend a lot of time with my German Pointer " ...
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. w...
AOSD - Read what it did to my wife
My wife for a long time has had recurrent Lung Infections, Pneumonia, Pleurisy etc. Investigations began as to how a young woman ( 39 at the ...
Turning lemons into lemonade
I actually had double pneumonia, sepsis, multiple organ failure, later complicated with ARDS, respiratory arrest, 2 cardiac arrests with a ch...
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