Intensive care: Patients' experiences

Interview 34

Male
Age at interview: 37

Brief outline: Was admitted to intensive care in 2001 because of acute pancreatitis. Spent 46 days in intensive care and 1 month in general ward. Needed to have surgery and was transferred to another hospital. Spent 4 weeks in hospital before surgery, 30 days in intensive care and 3 months in general ward. Overall length of stay in 2 hospitals was 7 months.

Background: Occupation: gardener. Marital status: single. Number of children: no children. Ethnic background: White British.

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