Wednesday, March 18, 2009
We've had a quiet day. The stream of doctors has slowed to a trickle. No tests today. Just breathing, healing, weaning, listening to jazz, reading (Bob and I read out loud to Eric). Bob and I took turns going outside for some fresh air and sunshine today. We wish we could take Eric outside. Imagine not being outdoors for five weeks. I'd like to put him in a wheelchair and sit in a garden for awhile. But he's got significant strength training to do before he'll be able to sit that long. First order of business is to get him extubated. Current vent settings; CPAP 6, PSV 18, FiO2 .63. The nitric acid will be off later this evening.