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    RE: ICU Psychosis

    I've done some reading of the medical literature about ICU psychosis, and it tends to occur more frequently among older adults than younger adults.  I don't recall if the articles explained why this is the case, but I can speculate that it may have something ...

  • Very good point. Thanks for putting a number to it.  DE ------------------------------ Doris Edwards Retired RN Dublin, Ohio ------------------------------

  • Y’all’s stories reminded me of my ten days in medically induced coma post open heart surgery ( complicated by cardiogenic shock). I called all that “coma dreams” but the doctors told me they were morphine induced., and to not dwell on them. This is not ...

  • As an epidemiologist on the next exercise to me in cardio-rehab pointed out, slightly more than half the people who have a heart attack had no apparent pre-existing risk factors. Which means not having any pre-existing risk factors is, itself, a risk ...

  • Dear Jeff What a scary experience you had bri g away from home when this happened and how fortunate you are to have gotten such competent help so quickly.   Yes, the shock of this unexpected life threatening time in your life will take a while to emotionally ...

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