Rikke Schmidt Kjaergaard on surviving locked-in syndrome

Rikke Schmidt Kjaergaard on surviving locked-in syndrome
 

Imagine suddenly finding yourself in a world where you can't speak, move or even breathe unaided.
Your heart stopped on the way to hospital, meaning you've briefly technically died, but they managed to keep you alive.
But now you have to, somehow, survive what comes next - being 'locked' inside your own unresponsive body.
Your distraught family has been warned to prepare for your funeral (your husband decides on scattering your ashes in Cambridge, a place that has special memories for you both).
And your three children have to immediately take life-saving medication to stop them catching... read more

 
3 June 2018 in Art & Culture, Views: 65
Source: BBC
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