Tag Archive for: Ventilator

Mary Reynolds

Mary Reynolds described her life prior to admission as “semi-retired.” Mary lived at home with her husband and enjoyed spending her free time knitting, walking, and housekeeping while working once per week. Then, one day, Mary began experiencing significant weakness and trouble breathing. After going to the hospital, she was admitted and diagnosed with sepsis due to an influenza A infection.

Jan Flack

Experiencing shortness of breath one day, Jan admitted to Essentia Health-Fargo, where she was diagnosed with respiratory failure complicated by pneumonia and bilateral deep vein thrombosis. As a result, Jan was placed on a ventilator.

Dryden Thompson

Dryden Thompson lived an active lifestyle, working a physical job as a lineman. This all came to a halt when he contracted West Nile Virus and suffered from brain and heart swelling.