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Halfway through Doctor Sleep

Discussion in 'Doctor Sleep' started by Lina, Jan 22, 2014.

  1. Angelo Bottigliero

    Angelo Bottigliero Well-Known Member

    Ok, I checked. She says it's 'not uncommon', even in patients that are sedated towards the end (Again, where she works, most are. It's common practice here).
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  2. VultureLvr45

    VultureLvr45 Well-Known Member

    Lina, You read to Savor. It doesn't matter the speed honey. Just keep moving forward.
  3. Neesy

    Neesy #1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side

    I agree with you @VultureLvr45 - reading 175 pages in one evening is a true luxury and to me almost an 'indulgence" - you get to immerse yourself in the book and for just a while you feel like you are in that other world. It is a great feeling but not one I can enjoy very often. So therefore I am like Lina - I get to read a chapter or maybe two before bed if I am lucky.

    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ...yeah, because the "little god's" in white coats, wouldn't acknowledge you anyway....agonal breathing is agonal breathing-whether the onset is sudden or as the near the end result of long term disability...it's horrible, and as a nurse-the less I hear it, the better...
  5. king family fan

    king family fan Prolific member

    One of my favorite books by King. I could not put it down. I just got so hooked,I could not do anything else till I was done.
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  6. Angelo Bottigliero

    Angelo Bottigliero Well-Known Member

    How different the medical field can be. Where my wife works it marks the end of their guidance on life's last journey, a point where they have been working towards with the patient and their family. It's often welcomed, as it ends a far greater pain or suffering.
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    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ...oh I agree, it's an end to suffering and marks the arrival at the clearing at the end of their path-it's just painful to hear-knowing that as healer, there's nothing you can do to bring them any more grace...
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  8. Dana Jean

    Dana Jean Dirty Pirate Hooker Moderator

    It's awful. Sitting there watching and listening to it. It's awful.
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  9. Angelo Bottigliero

    Angelo Bottigliero Well-Known Member

    That is why I work in a completely different field. I can't bear to watch people suffer. Thank God others can.
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  10. ginapenn

    ginapenn Well-Known Member

    This one took some time for me to get into...but now I'm racing to get to the end.
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