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ICU nurses

My ICU nurses. I can name them all. Despite the delirium, I remember all my ICU nurses. I had one dedicated nurse per shift. They are angels and I want to acknowledge them here because I couldn’t at the time. Advertisements

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Now ICU, now I don’t

Intensive Care Unit. I feared this experience almost more than heart surgery itself. At least in surgery you’re unconscious. I was a broken body hooked to machines, lines, pipes, monitors, drains and tubes. Thanks to the drugs, I couldn’t think or communicate easily. I was in the worst pain. This blog post is about the…