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Follow up of ICU Case (5)
published on 05.08.2014, 05:12:03. Category: no category
The replantation and repairing of bilateral skull bone flap has been completed. The patient is entering a full rehabilitation program. Gastrointestinal function remains weakness. A small amount of food increasing or changing even with very much caring would make his stomach and abdominal bloating, prone gastrorrhagia, as well as slow his intestinal peristalsis and defecation. Because of the nutrient malabsorption, his qi is in a weak state, and the metabolism is slow. The consciousness has not been restored yet, still the body is paralyzed. TCM treatment focus on spleen and stomach, promoting digestion and absorption, tonifying qi and invigorating blood, dredging collaterals and opening orifices. Continuing Traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture treatment, the back-shu points, Du meridians points, healing lamp, moxa, ear acupuncture have also been used. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and physical therapy are being conducted. The hospital caring, monitoring and intravenous nutritional support is also very important for him.
However, to sum up, he is already out of the critical condition rely on the joint efforts of Chinese medicine and Western medicine.
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