Patient Experience

On induced comas and the small things that matter

“We DO remember- not everything, obviously, but quite a few snippets of hazy lucidity tend to stay with you- almost like waking recall of a dream, but one that stays with you much longer.”

“…mostly I choose to remember the nurses who held my hand or brushed my hair off my forehead, that glorious woman from HDU (and how surprisingly deliciously decadent a small spoonful crushed ice can be)”.
“Ultimately, you saved my life (a few times, I’ve been told) and for that I’m happy to trade a little of my dignity (and the upper octaves of my voice).”

“…mostly I choose to remember the nurses who held my hand or brushed my hair off my forehead, that glorious woman from HDU (and how surprisingly deliciously decadent a small spoonful crushed ice can be)”.

“Ultimately, you saved my life (a few times, I’ve been told) and for that I’m happy to trade a little of my dignity (and the upper octaves of my voice).”

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