Intensive care: Patients' experiences

Interview 03

Age at interview: 66

Brief outline: In 2002 had throat surgery and knew he would go to High Dependency Unit afterwards. Overnight, however, had Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome and needed emergency bronchoscopy. Was in intensive care for 5 weeks and in ward for 5 weeks.

Background: Occupation: retired nurse. Marital status: separated. Number of children: no children. Ethnic background: White British.

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