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  •  Sis' husband went in for a knee replacement (7+ / 0-)

    He ended up having more strokes than I can count. He received no treatment for the first stroke from around 3am to near noon the next day. He was in an orthopedic wing of a hosp. and they didn't even contact his doctor at first. They said that it was reaction to his meds.

    That stroke took his vision and short term memory, the rest just turned his brain into Swiss cheese but didn't kill him for 2 years. A bed sore on his foot killed him eventually.

    He was a Vet and it took us until the last three months to get him in the Veteran's nursing home. The Veterans were the one's that finally closed the hole in the back of his heart that caused them.

    "The scientific nature of the ordinary man is to go on out and do the best you can." John Prine

    by high uintas on Wed Feb 06, 2013 at 08:33:11 PM PST

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