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Pol. Merkur. Lek (Pol. Med. J.), 2013, XXXIV/202: 224-227 Maximize

Pol. Merkur. Lek (Pol. Med. J.), 2013, XXXIV/202: 224-227

Title: Influence of suitable home care on convalescence of the patient in heavy general condition – case report

Author: Ćwiek R.

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Influence of suitable home care on convalescence of the patient in heavy general condition – case report


Ćwiek R.1,2

1Institute of Rheumatology in Warsaw, Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Unit; 2Caritas of the Lowicz Diocese. Home Hospice in Sochaczew

The case of 78 year-old patient with diseases of cardio-vascular system and cancer of prostate gland in anamnesis has been described below. The reason for surgery and pharmacological treatment was a hemorrhagic shock in the course of aneurysm rupture of the left common iliac artery. The following complications appeared while saving his life: heavy failure of cardio-respiratory system, kidneys failure, generalized infection, tracheoesophageal fistula, bedsores of the body and in the nose, pareses and the rigor of auriculars. After stabilizing his general condition, the patient with efficient respiratory and circulatory system was released home. The aim of this work is to prove a positive influence of suitable care on his convalescence.

Key words: hemorrhagic shock, complications of therapy, convalescence

Pol. Merk. Lek., 2013, XXXIV, 202, 224