Interview 12- Intensive care' experiences of family
Age at interview: 59
Brief outline: In 2005 her 21-year-old son sadly died in ICU. She focuses as much as she can on remembering the good memories they shared.
Background: Housewife, married. Ethnic background/nationality' White British.
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- Age at interview:
- Housewife, married. Ethnic background/nationality' White British.
I would've wanted my son back in any state, after all what he'd done, whatever medically, but I'm then selfish, would my son wanted to come back not being able to speak, not being able to walk, not being able to see? And all this was told to us under the medical team, that this could happen to him. He's been unconscious for ten days and the brain is a complex piece of equipment, and at the time I said, “Anything, just I want him”. But you look at life so differently and that would've been very selfish because I don't think, in just me and our son, that my son would want to have lived that type of life. So you must not be selfish.
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