Danny was intubated around 6pm and we were transported down the CHOW in Milwaukee via ambulance. We got up to the floor right around 12:30 in the morning. It's 3 am they are still not done with him and I couldn't sleep if I wanted to. When will this nightmare END! He is comfortable right now, which is a HUGE as the first 3 hours of intubation have been complete HELL. He was fighting the tube and VERY irritable, I can't blame him for that one.
Get this one.....I was just informed that I can not leave the room! We are in isolation.....until the cultures come back for swine flu and some other tests ~ I can NOT leave the room. Ok ~ they don't have showers in each room, they have a shower area by the parent lounge...I can't go. I can't go to the cafeteria to get food as I can not be near the public. I wasn't able to go home to get new clothes so all I have is clothes that need to be washed with me....again not able to leave the room. With this isolation and the with the scare of swine flu we can't have any visitors. Oh yeah I can't use my cell phone either ~ Can you tell how impressed I am with this place already. NOT! Danny is in room W524 in the ICU the direct line to the room is 414-337-8144. You can try my phone and leave a message, but again I can't leave the room so I won't be able to return your call till I can leave the area. Other then the size of the new rooms here I'm NOT impressed, not at all. I feel terrible as our friends The Prindle's are here to....she stopped by to say hi and see how Danny is doing...instead of NOT letting her in, they did and now they are in the same protocol that we are in....They can't leave their room either ~ I am so Sorry Brenda, I wish they would have told us they were going to do that :(
Woohoo it's 3:30 and they are FINALLY done with him and going to leave him alone for a few hours. I am going to try and close my eyes for awhile till the doctors start coming by in the morning. Thanks for following us! I will keep you posted