Intensive care: Patients' experiences

Interview 33

Age at interview: 43

Brief outline: Had planned triple heart bypass surgery in 2004. After surgery, spent 1 day in intensive care, 2 days in a High Dependency Unit, and 2 days in a general ward.

Background: Occupation: social worker. Marital status: married. Number of children: 3. Ethnic background: Welsh.

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