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my 32 year old daughter has sffered an anoxic brain injury, how can I help her

By Anonymous April 21, 2011 - 7:16pm
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my daughter died from a cocaine overdose, from the time the police and paemedics arrived on the scene and she arrived at the hospital 25 minutes had elapsed,the doctors at the er revived her . This happened 1 year ago on Jan. 4th,2010.She was at RIC for 5 weeks but didn't progress fast enough to warrant keeping her.She is now at a nursing home and recieving no rehab what so ever. Lexi would talk from time to time but hasn't spoken any intelligable words in about 6 weeks but stll follows commmands. Where can I get more help for her?

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Hi Cody,
My mom's residency doctor never do the"Steroids and other medications may be used to reduce the swelling that accompanies injured brain tissue. This may help limit the amount of damage to the brain. The doctor will also increase the amount of oxygen reaching the brain." but let her lay there on her bed. They only have EEG on her and says anoxic brain injury as initial prognosis. They only give her Keptra for seisure and do nothing more. It has been a month and a half. Her eyes are rolling without responding to me.

September 23, 2013 - 6:28pm

I would sure like to get ahold of you as I have a similar situation...it is so heartbreaking and we can benefit from each other.
Take Care Deb

March 8, 2012 - 1:25pm
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