Post-intensive care syndrome: Escaping the nightmare after intensive care

During an unusual hailstorm outside Amarillo, Texas, Celina Montes was traveling inside a car that became crushed beneath a semi-tractor trailer. She was transported to Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, where she spent 10 days in the intensive care unit (ICU) on a ventilator in critical condition. Once she was conscious, she reported vivid … Continue reading Post-intensive care syndrome: Escaping the nightmare after intensive care

North Dallas amputee’s return inspires health care workers

“She is absolutely the strongest woman that we have ever known.” Those are words people might reserve for a grandmother, mother, sister, wife, or close female friend whom they have known for a long time. In this case, though, those are the words that staff at Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano used to describe … Continue reading North Dallas amputee’s return inspires health care workers