On the way to E.R.

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by Hailey313, Mar 12, 2018.

  1. Hailey313

    Hailey313 Chirping

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    My husband was cutting up sage bushes and slashed his left hand pretty bad. We are on the way to the E.R. He is the one driving because his 20 year old son (who lives with us) doesn't know how to drive and i don't see well enough.

    We had to stop so they could add gasoline from a gas can cus the truck ran out. While he was adding the gas a man stopped to find out the problem. Hubby told him he cut his hand bad and was heading to the E.R. The man asked if we had enough gas and hubby daid "I hope so". The man told my husband to stop at the gas station when we passed through the reservation and get gas and tell the attendant to charge it to him

    That is how people are here. Always willing to help in what ever way is needed.
     
  2. Bob McD

    Bob McD Chirping

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    hope all works out!
     
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  3. Hailey313

    Hailey313 Chirping

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    Stopped at VA Clinic (husbsnd is a disabled vet). They refused to see him. Told him he was too bad and to go to E.R. or he was going to bleed out.
     
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  4. Hailey313

    Hailey313 Chirping

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    Now at E.R. He was taken right into a treatment room.
     
  5. PirateGirl

    PirateGirl Chicken Lover, Duck Therapist

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    I hope he gets the help he needs soon and arrives safe and sound at the ER. Sounds like you are on the right path.
     
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  6. sumi

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    That was really kind of that man to help you like that! I hope your husband is o.k. and getting proper treatment for his hand now :hugs
     
  7. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Mercy! I hope your hubby is okay.
     
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  8. Hailey313

    Hailey313 Chirping

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    As nurse put a tournaquet on my husband's wrist till the doctor decided what to do first.

    Stiches were put in inside and outside. An Xray was done and it showed the saw that cut his hand had also chipped a bone, so a round of IV antibiotics are being given along with IV pain meds. Then he will be bandaged and splinted. In a couple days he is supposed to see a hand doctor at the VA hospital in Albuquerque. The photo is my hubby and a doctor doing his stiches.

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  9. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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    That was quite a serious injury! Hope he'll make a full recovery and soon.
     
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  10. PirateGirl

    PirateGirl Chicken Lover, Duck Therapist

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    How is he doing today?
     

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