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What Happens After A Person Has A Stroke And She Is In The Hospital In The Icu
Depends: First, the decision is made whether the person is a candidate for clot-busting medicine via serial physical exams, brain ct scans, etc., usually in the er. Once in the icu, vital signs, especially bp, are stabilized. Depending on the size of the stroke, the patient may need ventilator support, at least temporarily. Etiology is sought and treated, if found, to prevent recurrence. Rehab is begun. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Speak w/ icu doc...: There are some calculators that have been developed to predict mortality in the icu. These are for specific populations and may not pertain to your mother, but it'd be good to discuss more in depth with your mother's ICU doctor. One of these measures is called the apache score. A more indepth conversation should involve goals of care, and how invasive your mother would want medical care to be. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Irregular heartbeat i had a severe COPD attack 2 weeks ago which i ended up in the hospital for 6 days two of which was in the icu on bipap and the other four i was on oxygen because my saturation level would not stay above 90%.....Yesterday i went to the
Why is the mortality risk so high for icu patients having acute renal failure? If you are already in the hospital, can't you start dialysis quickly?
Renal failure death: Patients in the ICU who have a acute kidney failure (akf) have something that caused it, usually hypotension. The are very sick and have multi-systemic problems and may have an overwhelming infection leading to their akf. Although dialysis can replace kidney function lost in akf, it cannot perform any of the functions of other organs in the body. They need more than just kidney function to live. ...Read more
My father had bleeding in brain, still in the hospital.What is a stroke, a bleeding or clot in the brain?
How many patient lost their lives due to early discharged from icu / hdu? Is it a policy of hospital for patient re-admission & double earning?
Inappropriate: This is not appropriate care, no; however, this question is more of a troll question, and i doubt you seriously expect any sort of medical advice for an answer. If you have legal issues with malpractice, you need to seek a lawyer; this forum is not appropriate for it. ...Read more
PATIENTS NEEDS AT: That point in time will be better cared for and or met in a different unit. ...Read more
If a person is on a ventilator, and does not have a trachea, how long do hospitals (namely icu's) allow this?
Tracheotomy: I am assuming you are asking about a tracheotomy or tracheostomy. If the person is expected to be on a ventilator long term or has been on the it long term (> 2 weeks) usually a "trach" is done. Sometimes, a trach is done initially if there are airway issues. A trach allows the person to be more comfortable, allows easier nursing care, and prevent future airway complications. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My mom was dx'd in april 2012 with septic shock. Fully recovered now, how long can she still die from this? She was in icu and hospital for mos.
I need a link for physiotherapy role in an inpatient hospital ? Different departments especially chest, ortho and icu
Here you go....: http://www.hhnmag.com/hhnmag/jsp/articledisplay.jsp?dcrpath=hhnmag/article/data/09sep2011/0911hhn_fea_clinical&domain=hhnmag it's very useful in many settings. ...Read more
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