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    I read in this forum where skin breakdowns are a...

    I read in this forum where skin breakdowns are a MAJOR problem, so we have been (pardon the pun) real pain in the butts to the hospital staff about keeping him turned, etc. If Julie notices a red...
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    I believe it was the workers comp case manager. ...

    I believe it was the workers comp case manager.
    They did change his trach last evening and he was able to talk for the 1st time which greatly increased his mood. My sis in law also said he lifted...
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    Yes, I had heard from a friend that her son was...

    Yes, I had heard from a friend that her son was at the St Johns facility and she had him moved to Chicago. As she looks back now, she believes it was just the Doctore they had that she...
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    Okay, the people from St Johns Mercy got back to...

    Okay, the people from St Johns Mercy got back to me quickly, which I was grateful for.

    Their SCI Rehab has been open for 2 years. They have a 10 bed SCI Unit with Therapists, Nurses, Support...
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    It is St Johns Mercy in Chesterfield and I see...

    It is St Johns Mercy in Chesterfield and I see they only have the one accreditation. I will do some checking. Thanks, you are a Godsend.

    I believe he has an alcohol addiction as do some other...
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    My brother had a complete break of the c6 on July...

    My brother had a complete break of the c6 on July 20th. I have been searching the forum for advice and FUENTEJPS, you are an inspiration! I will have my sis in law Julie follow some of your posts!!
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    Update on Brother. Bud had a trach inserted on...

    Update on Brother.

    Bud had a trach inserted on Friday. They were going to start weaning him off the ventolator then but have not started yet because his blood gas levels are not good yet. And he...
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    Julie is hearing good things about St Louis. She...

    Julie is hearing good things about St Louis. She has also been getting reports on Chicago. I know that Chicago is sposed to be one of the best, but the majority of people she has talked to prefer St...
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    They have put Bud on a vent because his breathing...

    They have put Bud on a vent because his breathing was not effective enough to make sure the lungs remain clear. Friday of next week they will insert a trach, but the wound where they went in to...
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    Ah..that makes sense. Did not think about the...

    Ah..that makes sense. Did not think about the swelling. Guess I am just really tired. Hopefully I will sleep well tonight. I get to stay with him Friday nite to help sis in law out. I am excited...
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    The doctors met with Bud again today and totally...

    The doctors met with Bud again today and totally changed their diagnosis again. He had moved his two middle toes on his left foot so they did another assessment. They hid their movements from him...
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    Its probably not a good time for me to post. I...

    Its probably not a good time for me to post. I did not sleep and I am just a little weepy. Seeing him for myself felt good but I could also sense his discomfort and despair. They have removed the...
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    He was running a slight fever this evening and...

    He was running a slight fever this evening and feeling rather tired, but that is to be expected. He had some good arm movement but his hands can't grasp. They seem to be swollen, and we are not...
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    I guess in the surgery last evening they did find...

    I guess in the surgery last evening they did find some spinal cord damage they had not found before. I have heard about the Chicago rehab and I will definately mention that to his wife. I believe...
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    One of my brothers stopped by this morning and...

    One of my brothers stopped by this morning and updated me on the surgery events of last evening. He was there when Bud had surgery.

    He had a major avulsion on the back of his head and that took...
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    He is in Champaign, IL at Carle Hospital. I...

    He is in Champaign, IL at Carle Hospital. I understand that Chicago or St Louis would have been better possibly. I am sure that since it was an on job accident the workers comp insurance company...
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    My brother Bud........

    had an accident at work today. He head was cut open in the back but that is minor compared with his C6 Break. His daughter tells me that he has a break of the C6, but no spinal cord injury, which I...
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