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Somewhat mollified [Jan. 18th, 2013|11:41 am]
Zoethe
1. Day nurse is made of awesome

2. Our primary care doc came in and made many things better

3. He's being moved to a real room even as I write

4. I have the number to call to make a complaint
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[User Picture]From: darthfox
2013-01-18 04:53 pm (UTC)
Yay

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[User Picture]From: fabricdragon
2013-01-18 05:48 pm (UTC)
this.

also in view of the flu? everyone going in or out of the room washes hands and wears a face mask. even if hoispital says otherwise
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[User Picture]From: mariadkins
2013-01-18 10:57 pm (UTC)
flu or no flu, in *any* hospital situation, people coming and going from patient rooms - everybody - needs to be washing their hands. and not using sanitizer. washing. with soap and water.
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[User Picture]From: horizonchaser
2013-01-19 04:47 pm (UTC)
These, yes. Also keep an eye on bandaging, IV sites, everything as you can, make sure the skin is okay, either healing or holding up. (Gross I know, but hospitals are the best places to get infections.) And Yay for the doctor and Day Nurse!
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[User Picture]From: hugh_mannity
2013-01-18 05:02 pm (UTC)
Yay!

Good news is good!
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[User Picture]From: fabricdragon
2013-01-18 05:47 pm (UTC)
i am so so ssorry ... i didnt even know until like 10 minutes ago!!!

my cell phone is on the fabric dragon webpage... fabricdragon dot com
call me if i can help
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[User Picture]From: halfmoon_mollie
2013-01-18 05:48 pm (UTC)
good on all counts.
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[User Picture]From: fabricdragon
2013-01-18 06:02 pm (UTC)
the words to strike terror in any hospital are "patient advocate"
also "ADA compliance"

and i am glad you have a good day nurse.
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[User Picture]From: sylphon
2013-01-18 06:40 pm (UTC)
Awesome indeed! I am so glad it got straightened out. Sucks beyond belief that he (and you!) had to go through that. Here's hoping things go smoother from here on.
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[User Picture]From: jesskastar
2013-01-18 08:46 pm (UTC)
Thank goodness for awesome things! I hope this trend continues. :)
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[User Picture]From: jeffpalmatier
2013-01-18 10:48 pm (UTC)
When my dad was in the hospital for a very serious surgery (he's been fine since then, thank God), almost all of the hospital staff were great . . . except for two goofball nurses. In retrospect, we should have reported them for their unprofessional behavior.
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[User Picture]From: mariadkins
2013-01-18 10:58 pm (UTC)
i learned the importance of patient advocates during thomas' transplant stuff.
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[User Picture]From: jeffpalmatier
2013-01-18 11:01 pm (UTC)
Oh, I bet!
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[User Picture]From: mariadkins
2013-01-19 04:49 am (UTC)
not that we had any *true* problems - but they do help with a ton of different things, and ours was a blessing.
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[User Picture]From: fallconsmate
2013-01-19 02:58 am (UTC)
patient advocates can be absolutely awesome, yes they can. some, not so much. they're still *all* human, no matter their job designation.
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[User Picture]From: mariadkins
2013-01-19 04:49 am (UTC)
that goes for anybody.
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[User Picture]From: roomette
2013-01-19 03:46 am (UTC)
I really hope this continues to improve. Sending love.
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[User Picture]From: cyan_blue
2013-01-19 05:49 am (UTC)
Go you for being an awesome advocate for him!
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[User Picture]From: n3rd3tt3
2013-01-19 06:09 pm (UTC)
*HUGS* Glad things are better today. It sounds to me like he really is doing well, overall. Triple bypass surgery is *huge*, and I'm really sorry that you seemed to get a poor explanation of the recovery process. Also, there are always individual variances that change expectations of recovery that may be different from "norm" without being abnormal. Here is a pretty good website for information when you are feeling up to looking into thing more: http://www.uptodate.com/contents/recovery-after-coronary-artery-bypass-graft-surgery-cabg-beyond-the-basics

Sending continuing prayers for healing and peace for Ferret, you, and all who are caring for him.
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