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Mon, Feb 18 8:54am · Post-Intensive Care Syndrome (PICS) - Let's talk in Intensive Care (ICU)

Good Morning,
I have a long history with medicine as I am in a solo practice and provide care for Family practice and OB, so being on the receiving end of care has been challenging. I had an unexpected month long visit to the ICU after cardiac arrest a few months ago. I focused on root cause and how to prevent this from happening again. Prior to this, I was healthy and had no health concerns. Now…I am ''chronically ill'' with no answers as no one seems to have treated my new condition. I am realizing now that I am back to work part time, that I am a much different person that before! physically and mentally. I have search Colorado Springs and no one has heard of PICS but I completely have it. I feel the minute I walked out of the hospital I was left to my own devices, as my providers really have no idea so at this point, don't ask me to follow up with them as they don't have answers. I have become fearful, irritable and just a mean person I have noticed, which is not me at all! I yell at my husband for checking on me, as I just want to be normal, but everyone looks at me like im sick. I am 45 years old and not ready to be one of my chronically ill pts. I really have no idea where to start looking for treatment as no one believes me that this is happening. Any guidance would be great!