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Back to the ER and Now Admitted to the Pediatric Floor

Yesterday Owain was understandably cranky and tired. We spent the day on the couch trying to recover from the long night in the emergency room. He got up several times and slowly walked around or sat quietly on the floor playing trains with his brothers. He was still having a hard time breathing and I gave him nebulizer treatments throughout the day. Then the night came and things went bad again. His breathing got more labored even with the albuteral and after a short few hours of sleep he was tossing and turning, miserable with a 104 fever. I was getting him ready for his next nebulizer treatment when I noticed the fever, instead we went straight to the ER.

It was much busier last night and our bed was the triage bed. We sat in triage for about an hour while waiting for a room to open up.  We were not here too long before they decided to keep Owain and admit him. They gave him a nebulizer treatment in triage as soon as we got here and again once we got back into a room in the ER. Around 5am we settled into a room on the pediatric floor.

He is now on albuteral every 2 hours, epinephrine nebulizer as needed, steriods every 6 hours, anitbotics, tylenol, and he has a humidifier tent over the bed. We are going to be here for at least 1 night and maybe more. For now we are taking it one day at a time and hopefully we can beat what ever it is that is causing so much trouble.

Owee is not happy to be back in the ER.
Eating for the first time in days!
How lucky that he got 2 of his favorite foods.
He is deeply involved in watching Super Why on PBS.
After eating and getting a laundry list of meds, he is back to watching PBS.

He is now comfortable enough to actually take a nap. I am guessing a nurse is going to walk in any minute to check his vitals. It is what it is.

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