I'm Not Going into Hospital: Tales from the Front Line
The answer to the recurring ‘winter crises’ is staring us in the face.
“I don't care what you say; I’m not going into that hospital,” she says.
I take one look; she’s unwell: swelling of her legs and arms, and she’s breathing fast using her accessory muscles.
I examine her - her abdomen is full of fluid too. She’s got severe right heart failure - and is very unwell - she needs to go into hospital.
“Here’s how I see it,” I s…
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