After having a loved one admitted to the ICU, visitors can emerge with stories that inspire change or praise excellence. Take the opportunity to read ICU stories that others have shared, and to share your own ICU story below.
Note: Stories will be screened by a non-ICU affiliated administrator, to ensure that ICU, staff and family names are kept private, and to filter out inappropriate content.
Kathleen Turner, June 2016 In the first week of May, my mom and I went on a driving-and-hiking trip through Oregon and Northern California. Here she is on one of our frequent “where are we and how did we get here” map checks! Nine days later, my mom had a massive GI bleed and was […]Read more →
I have been involved with Alberta Health Services since February 2013 as a family advisor with Critical Care plus more recently as a Patient and Community Engagement Researcher (PaCER). My decision to become involved in critical care comes from my experiences with my wife, Barb, as she journeyed through emergency, neurology, cancer treatment and eventually […]Read more →