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cyberpj Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-25-11 10:09 PM
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75. I lost my father when he fainted related to too much heart medication and hit his head on the
concrete garage floor. He was just returning from the christening party of his first grandson, got out of the car and when down on his way to the door.

He was only 'out' for seconds; then spoke -saying he was fine and didn't need to go to hospital. We called for ambulance anyway due to loss of consciousness and he went to rural hospital first and was then air-lifted to larger hospital with head trauma unit. I met him there and he was still complaining about having to go through all this hospital stuff and all he wanted to do was go home. I said they had to watch him at least overnight, talked for a while, then left and said I'd see him in the morning.

That was the last time I was able to speak to my Dad. The next morning he was already in ICU and they were preparing to do surgery for the pressure from brain swelling. He never got better. In fact, he never even regained any brain signal activity. He was on a ventilator for a long time before my step-mother could bring herself to let him go.

This poor guy was out cold for an awful long time that I could see. I certainly don't believe the cops' story OR that they needed to use such force. I hope he does okay and recovers and yes - sues the shit out of them.
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