Aortic dissection, aortic aneurysm - The aorta - Life after an aortic dissection
David Vaughan has not received any gifts yet
I had a fall yesterday and hurt my side.
I don't quite know how it happened. I was standing in our spare room / study tidying up a bit when I somehow lost my balance and fell against the front corner of the wardrobe. I took most of the impact on my lower left side. I think my left side (which is my weaker side since my stroke) didn't keep up with my brain! Even though I was stood quite close I hit the wardrobe with enough force to break the door off its hinge. Fortunately my wife…Continue
Posted on March 4, 2011 at 10:01 — 4 Comments
Posted on February 10, 2011 at 20:12 — 4 Comments
Well I am still here and likely to be for the next 48 hours at least. I've been pumped full of intravenous anti-biotics all through the weekend but my temp. was still a bit raised this morning and they don't want to take any chances. I guess it doesn't matter where I recover as long as i do recover!
I feel pretty good in myself at the moment apart from sleeping a lot. I think the Tramadol I am taking helps to dull any pains I might have.
I was getting pretty…Continue
Posted on February 7, 2011 at 19:49 — 1 Comment
Seems like I am not quite as close to "the end of the beginning" as I thought!
Yesterday my temp went over 38C which started a few alarm bells ringing. I had been expecting to go home but perhaps I was unrealistic. Now it looks like i'm here for the weekend. I'm am now on antibiotics and have been put in isolation as my stools had been very loose. They are worried about the usual seasonal nasties like Nora virus. It's a pain but rather safe than sorry. Problem now is that I…Continue
Posted on February 4, 2011 at 16:47 — 4 Comments