Afterwards, Ms. Morris came to find that her son had overdosed on heroin. Doctors told Ms. Morris that her son would not survive. Alex did live, but for six weeks he was in a coma. Alex was unable to do simple tasks such as speak or swallow. “Alex plunged into a state that was neither dead nor functional” (Seelye np).
The case of Chace v. Curran (2008) discusses the child, Chace was born and caused by careless delivery by Dr. Kuran. The child had suffered mental and physical disabilities due to being without oxygen for several minutes. The claim was that Dr. Curran, and another nurse had intentionally concealed records and omitted documentation about the child being deprived of oxygen during resuscitation. Consequently,
Their thoughts often go to more serious and well known problems, like bullying. But also terrorist attracts and sickness. They seem to forget that being forgotten is a problem as well. According to my mom I’ve been forgotten a bit myself when my younger brother was born. He was barely alive at that point, and spend 1 year in the hospital.
Alexa Kersting was a young fourteen-year-old girl from West Fargo waiting for a life-changing lung transplant. Kersting was diagnosed with lung disease by the age of seven, and developed pulmonary hypertension-- high blood pressure that affects the arteries in the lungs and the right side of the heart-- by the age of twelve (“Pulmonary Hypertension”). Once she was diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension, she was placed on the transplant waiting list, and for the upcoming months Alexa was on that list, she was on oxygen twenty-four hours a day. Unfortunately, she could never do any of the things other “normal” children could do due to her illnesses and treatments, meaning her hobbies had to be less strenuous, such as piano and art. Thankfully,
Medicating children does not fix them. In America, the most prescribed drugs to children is Ritalin for ADHD. Across America, parents worry that their child is different (Pearlman 4). To fix that problem they take the child to be tested. When a child gets tested for something like ADHD it usually a fifteen to twenty-minute appointment and they walk out already diagnosed (Newmark 2).
She has a reported history of feeling grief and loss and guilt and shame associated with her inability to parent her own children over the years, apparently due to her substance abuse addiction. Due her sporadically participation birth mother did not receive a medical diagnoses by a medical professional. Walter 's mother did not complete seervices in order for reunification to occur. On February 28, 2009, a report was made
He is the only child, born at full-term with uneventful perinatal period. No family history of consanguinity or neurological problem was reported. He had frequent vomiting and choking since age of 6 months. At age of 18 months, his psychomotor development had progressively regressed and he lost his ability to either walk or stand independently. He subsequently developed respiratory failure required intubation and mechanical ventilation.
Looking back now, my mother must have been surprised but chose not to say anything. Mr. Turtle had served as my constant companion and source of courage for the previous six years of doctor appointments. I was only three years old when I was diagnosed with Nephrotic Syndrome, an autoimmune disease that affects my kidneys. It is treated with a steroid, Prednisone; a drug with side effects that for me included: anxiety, mood changes, weight gain and muscle weakness.
Had very poor health in her childhood and contracted polio at age of 6 and had to be bedridden for nine months. The disease caused her right leg and foot to grow much thinner than her left one and as a result she only wore long skirts to cover it up 4. Her father (who was a major influencer in her life) encouraged her to do lots of sports to help her recover. Including soccer, swimming, and even wrestling , which is very unusual at that time for a girl ii. Later in life 1.
Looking back on that day, I was scared out of my mind. But when the time came to have my surgery, I didn’t panic or freak out. I stayed calm and got through it. I was then hospitalized for another 3 days and was in no shape to take a test. I felt a rush of thoughts go through my mind.
DOI: 6/21/2014. The patient is a 52-year-old right-handed female technician who sustained a work-related injury to when metal paper holder sprung out and hit her. She did not lose consciousness but was disoriented and confused. Based on the latest medical report dated 02/27/16, the patient reports that after the injury, she had headaches on the right side of the head and had tinnitus almost right away. She developed blurry vision the next day, nausea disruptions to balance and hearing changes on the right side.
R/s Mrs. Antonelli’s husband, Vincent and other son, Anthony also live in the home. R/s Mrs. Antonelli was hospitalized at the end of May for an overload of fluid due to her not taking her treatments. R/s Mrs. Antonelli was hospitalized again in June. R/s if Mrs. Antonelli doesn’t take her treatments she will become confused and lethargic and also toxic can build up her in her body R/s Ms. Antonelli has to come
Her mother didn’t become deaf until she was 13 months old. She had spinal meningitis and because of this she went deaf. She was getting shots for the meningitis, but after the fifth they decided to stop the shots and after they stop the relapse was what caused the deafness. It was very hard for Doris Jean because she was already starting to say some words. After the second fever, she went deaf and wouldn’t talk for years and when she did start talking, no one understood her.
A 15 year old boy with leukemia had just passed away in front of me and his mom. He was fine that morning, but then he suddenly started gasping, and was dead within few minutes. I just felt like I was blind; I couldn’t breathe. I ran to the supervisor (a nun sister), who was rounding with the main doctor. She told me to tell his mother not to cry loudly; that may disturb the rounds.