This happened last night. Here’s the sequence of events:
> – hooked up tobra, still a bit cold
> – nebulized albuterol
> – started vest along with hyp saline
> – started feeling cold
> – nebulized dornase, still w vest
> – finished vest, very cold
> – nebulized colistin
> – thought maybe getting a fever, but it was 98.6
> – covered up w blankets
> – finished tobra, hooked up merrem
> – out of nowhere, while lying down I got real short of breath
> – couldn’t catch my breath
> – o2 was 77 w 3L !!!
> – called hubby, I felt like I was going to black out, lips white
> – had hubby put o2 on highest level
> – had strong urge to go to bathroom
> – hubby gave me 2 reeces peanut butter cups
> – my o2 finally went up to 98 on 6L
> – then I had a temp 100.5
> – took 2 motrin and still kept o2 on highest
> – my o2 is 98 and hr 112 and I think the fever is coming down
> not as cold.
This was VERY scary. Gasping for breath is not fun.
Woke up evry hour during the night to cough. Woke up w 101.5 in the morning.
Doc said fever will drop O2.
Were upping my merrem and tobra dosage and upping Prednisone. She will also consult with infectious disease tomorrow.