My grandma (87) had a stroke 2 weeks ago. Originally she would open her eyes every so often and would answer "yes" when we asked her questions (this was maybe day 3 &4 post stroke). Now she isn't doing anything, except breathing by herself with the help of a nasal cannula. She doesnt seem upset by lab draws (pain). She is constantly sleeping. She has a fever off and on. Are these symptoms common? How long on average does it take before improvement happens? Any advice what we should do? Thanks in advance!View Thread
The location is the left cerebral artery. ...we have done everything we can do to make sure she is comfortable. Haaving her turned every few hours, making sure she looks comfortable, etc. The nursing care was not stellar at the first hospital she was at, but she was transfered to another hospital (LTAC) and we are much happier with their care. We have a different set of doctors, so we will see what they say...View Thread
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