Tag Archives: sepsis

Intubation


As I write this, Barbara is being intubated. She simply isn’t able to breathe well enough on her own. Her CO2 levels are too high, and oxygen levels too low. This is when it starts to make me scared. I’ve … Continue reading

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Life in the ICU


Barbara’s in the ICU. Restraints haven’t been necessary, as she is not sufficiently aware of her surroundings to be a problem. I guess I should thank the gods for the small favors. She has had no periods of coherence since … Continue reading

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Transfer to ICU ordered


No surprise. I was expecting that. Yes, she is that sick.

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Restraints and Tube Feeding


Do you pray? If so, now would be a good time to do so for Barbara. Continue reading

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As The White Count Rises … [Updated]


Yes, you read that right.

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