Dad injured himself falling off heights on Tuesday at around 6:20pm I got a call from from Mum to get home urgent, 7:00pm Anh Thu and myself arrived at Fairfield Hospital. Dad arrived concious and quickly falling into unconciousness as he reached the hospital told the nurse. By now they has bandage him up.
We waiting until 9:45pm for the ambulance retriever team arrived to transfer dad to Liverpool hospital. He laid montionless on the bed, his finger nails are dirty from work. When we arrived at Liverpool Hospital there was a backlog and miscommonication, the operating threatre is still occupied for 2 more hours. Thanks to the quick decision by the ambulance doctor, it's 10:15pm, they transferring him to Neapen Hospital for immediate operation. Traffic jam cause by road work, it was raining terribaly, arrived at the hospital at 1:00am, by this time the neurosurgeon has started operating. At 1:15am a nurse inform us that everything is as procedured.
We waited and waited until 4:00am the next day, the operation was successful. They transfered him to the Intensive Care Unit for 24hrs monitoring. He is now on his road to recovery. The rate of his recovery will depend on his physical health prior to the accident.
14/12 - clear for ward, W4C
15/12 - drowsy
16/12 - talking
17/12 - talking more and physio, but can not remember anything about the incident
27/12 - transfer to Liverpool hospital
04/01 - operation on spinal cord
09/01 - going home.