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Hi I'm looking for advice my father in law is in hospital in thailand he went in with pains in his hip since being in there his health has deteriorated rapidly to the point our family were told to prepare for the worse my husband flew out to be with his brother and very sick father he has been on a breathing machine for 10 days.

Theytried bringing him round a couple of times they had to resuscitate him as his heart stopped beating they had to shock his heart.The family were told he had less than 20 percent chance of surviving, they said he can only be on the machine for 14 days.

Since being there they said he had pneumonia and they was treating him for that as they also said he had cancer and they couldn't do a ct scan as he was too poorly. He was sedated for 9 days, they said he had something wrong with kidneys and he might have to have dialysis, also he was being treated for sepsis.

I work in care in the uk, my husband sent me a pic of a bed sore on his bottom which I would grade a 5, it is shocking they are now saying he might have to have a permanent pipe in his throat to help him breath.

 

All this treatment is mounting up, so far the family have spent £13000  on treatment and have run out of money, we dont no what to do we are trying to find a government hospital over there, there is enough money left for 1 more day of treatment, after that we dont no what we will do and would be grateful of any advice.

I'm starting to think they are just adding to the problems for more money my husband asked for his dad to be turned yesterday to relieve pressure to his bottom only to hear one doctor say to another the flanges wants turning when he first became poorly he was in a government hospital but they were charging him more as he is what they call a flang 

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Use the resources of your family....all the best.

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Soalbundy this is for you would you say that about one of your parents he is not unconscious now but still very poorly dont need comments like your so I suggest you remove it 

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6 minutes ago, colinneil said:

Spot on mate, it should be up to the patient themselves, nobody else.

As many on here know i went through a very serious situation myself, i was saved twice by doctors/ nurses.

When i was finally able to speak with my wife/ doctors, i said if i get in a bad way again, do not  keep me alive by machine, let me go, i was asked to sign a form stating my wishes, and i was told my wishes would be respected.

For me that is logical, it almost goes without saying however I mentioned it because not everyone thinks the same.

 

I need to check with my parents to be sure but I believe they are the same having seen their parents go through bad times they told me so. Just have to confirm now they are older. 

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I agree with Soalbundy it sounds like the guys on his last legs. Little chance of survival and not much to look forward to in terms of quality of life.

 

Let the man go with his son by his side and family around him, what more does he really need.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2 hours ago, CelticBhoy said:

I've never read a sentence that long before.

Totally puffed me out, so it did.

The family has spent so much on medical care that they cannot afford to buy frivolous things such as a period.

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10 minutes ago, BritManToo said:

Chances of ever recovering from sepsis are very low.

Most people die within the year.

 

Let him die.

Ahh, such a heartwarming sentiment.

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