Another Trip to the Hospital

It’s another trip to the hospital – the fourth time in the last eight months. Just four days ago my family member was seemingly okay. He was tired and feeling a bit dizzy, but when you are an 82-year-old diabetic with a history of chronic heart failure, you’re not expected to be running around the block. We thought this was the result of a recent change in medication since there was no event to cause this sudden downturn, but as we sat in the hospital looking at a person that can’t even turn over in bed, I was left questioning, “Couldn’t this have been prevented?” With all our advances in technology, why do we have these repeated cycles that ultimately end with a hospital stay and no real answers? I can tell you that what is pictured below is not the experience of modern day healthcare –…….

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Another Trip to the Hospital

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