Intensive care: Patients' experiences

Interview 16

Age at interview: 67

Brief outline: Admitted to ICU in 1979 after heart attack. Had another heart attack in 1992 and was admitted to ICU. In 1994, had heart transplant operation and went into ICU after surgery. Back on the ward, developed septicaemia. Had another operation and then went into ICU. Developed pneumonia and spent 8 weeks in ICU. Spent 3 weeks on ward.

Background: Occupation: retired fire fighter. Marital status: married. Number of children: 1. Ethnic background: White British.

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