Intensive care: Patients' experiences

Interview 14

Female
Age at interview: 35

Brief outline: Had a planned caesarean in 2005. Had a complication (placenta accreta) after she'd delivered and had to have a hysterectomy. Following hysterectomy, was in ICU for nearly 2 days, then spent 2 days in her own room in the hospital with her new baby. Discharged herself and has had no problems since.

Background: Occupation: nurse. Marital status: married. Number of children: 2. Ethnic background: British-African.

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