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Frequently asked questions

In this section, we've looked back at what other patients have asked about in relation to their care on the general wards.






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Article: How can I find out more about what happened in Intensive Care?

How can I find out more about what happened in Intensive Care? It can depend on the type and level of information you’re looking for. Some people are more comfortable with a basic understanding, whereas others prefer to have a more detailed medical explanation. It’s completely up to you. You may find that the type of information you would like changes as you recover. Here are some things you can do that might help. Ask your family and friends They will be able...

Article: Why do I feel so weak?

Why do I feel so tired and weak? Patients can lose up to 2% of their muscle for each day that they spend in Intensive Care, which can take some time to recover. It may also be that your appetite is not quite back to normal, that you are having problems sleeping or are feeling a little low. All of these things can add to your sense of feeling weak. Even though some people feel that they want to leave behind their time in Intensive Care it is important to remember that you are at...