Saturday, February 21, 2009
Abraham's blood pressure is dropping, his red blood cell count is low and his carbon dioxide level is too high. He is in respiratory acidosis. He had to be restarted on the blood pressure medication, got a blood transfusion and ventilator settings are as high as they possibly can be and he will probably have to be back on the ossilator/ventilator. On a more postive note I asked if he opens his eyes still or not. The nurse said he really has not opened his eyes today. During this conversation over the incubator he opened both eyes twice as if to say "Yes mother I can open my eyes, now let me sleep". This was reassuring to me that he knew I was there. He must be able to hear my voice so that is a good thing. Glenn is at the car repair getting the window fixed. The neurosurgeon wants to talk to both of us on Sunday. I am nervous about this meeting. Well I am headed back in to see him.
Posted by Karen Goddard