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... this is my first post. My dad was taken ill on christmas eve last year and was put on a ventilator he was heavy sedated too. ... (2 replies)
... and me believe he gave me information that he is sure they didn't try. I took the info up last night and the senior nurse took a quick look. I got an 'interesting' out of her and she said she would pass it to the Doctors. We go to see this morning to see what the Doctors say. ... (4 replies)
... Some of the drugs used when a patient is intubated can cause long-term effects, including hallucinations and nightmares which go away over time. Your dad's doctor should be made aware of his problems. Possibly he needs an anti-depressant or something for anxiety. It's good that you are there for him, Shelley. (2 replies)

... thankyou has anyone been through the same as my dad (2 replies)
... Hello everyone. I am a 47 year old male. I smoked when I was a teenager but quit a long time ago. The pounds have been piling on for the last few years, and I weigh about 245lbs, with a height of 5' 10". ... (1 replies)
... two of the four times. She usually comes off the ventilator the next day or second day. ... (3 replies)
... I was told my mother died of Septic Shock as a result of sepsis due to Community Acquired pnuemonia. She was in ICU for 7 days. She was put on ventilator on second day. Surprisingly she had no severe symptoms, only a mild fever around 100 F three days back but no severe cough etc. ... (3 replies)
Copd & emphysema
Apr 29, 2005
... they used to be so small....but those last days...they were sooo big. It just didnt look normal on such a small man. My dad started having choking problems about a year ago..but no one ever told us the reasoning...as I said, we just found out just after he died. As far as the ventilator...it is an option... ... (19 replies)


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