Shared decision making

Interview 22- Intensive care' patients' experiences

Male
Age at interview: 71

Brief outline: Was admitted to ICU in 2004 because of a rare infection caused by slight dog bite. Had finger and toes amputated. Was in intensive care for 17 days and was discharged after a short stay in a general ward. Later attended another hospital for skin grafts.

Background: Occupation' retired head master. Marital status' married. Number of children' 2. Ethnic background' White British.

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