Kingston, WA (PRWEB) May 03, 2012
In the new memoir “Hospital Survival: A Personal, Serious, Metaphysical and Occasionally Humorous Examination of Surviving a Serious Disease” (published by AuthorHouse), readers will discover how a simple pain in the hip became a startling disability for author Jay E. Morrow.
“Hospital Survival” covers Morrow’s battle with septicemia, operations, death on the operating table and a subsequent coma. Visions, hallucinations and discoveries of personal truths become a part of his daily life. He presents his story here, so that readers may learn from his experiences and hopefully avoid some of the suffering he endured.
An excerpt from “Hospital Survival”:
“I went into my second major operation within two months at a very low ebb. I now had a major life-threatening infection (MRSA) and the operation could result in the complete loss of use of one leg. Emergency operations, with an underlying major infection are rarely recommended. The fact that I was scheduled meant the hospital felt it had to be done and done quickly… I didn’t understand what happened to me until months later, but I essentially died on the operating table and was put into a protective coma. I awakened from my coma six days later.”
“Hospitals, although filled with well-meaning individuals, leave patients susceptible to secondary illnesses,” Morrow says. “These illnesses arise from poor care management and dangerous side effects of these individuals’ approach to medicine.” He hopes that his book will encourage both caregivers and patients to consider the holistic needs of the patient and not just treat the immediate illness.
About the Author
Driven to succeed, Jay E. Morrow was derailed during 2008. A frightening series of incidents led to the writer dying on the operating table, being fired illegally, surviving a coma and spending over four months in the hospital. Covering the good points and failures, Morrow tells the story of this year and learned the essential lessons on how to survive western medicine.
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