What It’s Like to Have a Family Member in the ICU

What It’s Like to Have a Family Member in the ICU

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What It’s Like to Have a Family Member in the ICU

In 2016, my family spent weeks in the ICU with my brother, Bradley, who had cystic fibrosis and was dying from sepsis caused by an infection. I can’t fully describe what it’s like to have a family member in the ICU, but I need to try, because the experience can be so alienating. I hope anyone who has gone through this feels less alone after reading this column. Firstly, I never expected that being awake…

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