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Hi thanks in advance for looking, long story but will keep as short as poss.
my dad died in hospital in May 15 he had emphasemea and COPD, he went down on the 4th May and was admitted as his sats were to high without him knowing, dad suffered a heart attack and he was resussed that day.
anyway they put him on a ventilator for 8 days each day telling me he was likely to die no matter what they did, I refused to believe this and carried on hoping, on day 9 in hospital they took him off the ventilator and he was breathing himself with oxy mask unaided in bed another transition I was told he was unlikely to survive but did, once breathing on his own I was told he was being moved to high dependency ward and then even better a low depandancy ward.
the very day after they took him off ventilator I was amazed to go and see him and he never had any oxy mask on all day which at the time amazed me,
dad detiriated that day and they put him back on a full face ventilator like a scuba diving mask, he lost his life the day after.
what I want to know for peace of mind is why would the hospital let him lie there all day with no oxy mask at all after being on a life support machine for 8days prior when his very problem is lack of oxygen ?? in hind site it can't help thinking this contributed to his decline?
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