Monthly Archives: May 2010

Parental update — 052610

It seems that I am compelled to write a blog post only when something important has happened.  It’s good, once in a while, to post when normal things happen, too. George & Sally visited with the folks again yesterday.  They … Continue reading

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Letter to hospital system president

Following is the text of a letter dated today and addressed to the CEO/President of the local health system constituted by three major hospitals and many other medical facilities.  Certain information has been obscured for legal and privacy reasons.  The … Continue reading

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Medical update — 051710

Pop’s morning blood work did show that his calcium level was respectably near its target; near enough for him to be released today.  So back to Piedmont Place and his own bed he went. I briefed various PP staff on … Continue reading

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Medical update — 051610

A brief but positive report for a long and boring day. It’s the second full day here at the hospital.  Pop never left his bed; he didn’t need to.  The catheter took care of the liquid urges and there were … Continue reading

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Medical update — 051510

Pop’s long-anticipated visit to the hospital is finally taking place.  Piedmont Place prepared the paperwork and called ahead to clear the path for us, for which I am grateful.  We arrived at triage (ER) at 5pm yesterday, and after a … Continue reading

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Medical update — 051010

Every day at 4pm, a nurse enters Pop’s room and, after exchanging pleasantries, hands him a little paper cup with three pills in it.  He takes one out, puts it in his mouth, reaches for the ever-present glass of water … Continue reading

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Protected: Quarterly report

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