Intensive care: Patients' experiences

Interview 35

Age at interview: 33

Brief outline: Was admitted to intensive care in 2004 because of Guillain-Barre Syndrome. This is a rare disorder of the peripheral nerves, those outside the brain and the spinal chord. Spent 17 days in intensive care and about 1 week in general ward. Was then transferred to rehabilitation ward in another hospital, and spent about 3 months there.

Background: Occupation: sales director. Marital status: married. Number of children: no children. Ethnic background: White British.

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