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Darthvadar

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Re: Larry's treatment at Duke University Hospital
« Reply #15 on: January 05, 2010, 08:25:42 AM »
Thanks Chris...

I've had a candle lighting for him since midnight GMT... It's now 3.20pm...

Will you keep us informed, please???...

Thanks...

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Re: Larry's treatment at Duke University Hospital
« Reply #16 on: January 06, 2010, 02:21:24 PM »
Any news of Larry???...

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Re: Larry's treatment at Duke University Hospital
« Reply #17 on: January 06, 2010, 04:32:11 PM »
Nothing yet!
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Re: Larry's treatment at Duke University Hospital
« Reply #18 on: January 06, 2010, 04:35:11 PM »
Thanks Chris...

This is getting worrying...

I hope he's okay!...

God bless...

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Re: Larry's treatment at Duke University Hospital
« Reply #19 on: January 07, 2010, 01:31:22 PM »
I hope you hear something soon! Hope he is okay!

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Re: Larry's treatment at Duke University Hospital
« Reply #20 on: January 07, 2010, 04:12:04 PM »
Thinking of, and praying for Larry...

Get Well Soon!...

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Re: Larry's treatment at Duke University Hospital
« Reply #21 on: January 09, 2010, 05:36:07 PM »
Thanks alot for thinking of me I'm set up for surgery monday at 10;30 am. My right arm is swollen to almost double the size of my left arm, and in very bad throbbing pain day and night. At this time im in to much pain to type i will tell you more later, again thanks alot.

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Re: Larry's treatment at Duke University Hospital
« Reply #22 on: January 09, 2010, 09:14:38 PM »
Good to hear from you Larry!  We wish you all the luck in the world!  I'm sure Duke has some of the best doctors - if you can get to them.  At least I'm assuming you are going to Duke?  I didn't get a chance to ask you that.

But anyway, look forward to talking to you after your recovery! 
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Re: Larry's treatment at Duke University Hospital
« Reply #23 on: January 10, 2010, 12:52:29 AM »
Thanks alot for thinking of me I'm set up for surgery monday at 10;30 am. My right arm is swollen to almost double the size of my left arm, and in very bad throbbing pain day and night. At this time im in to much pain to type i will tell you more later, again thanks alot.

Good luck Larry with the surgery! I have been following this thread and hope all the best!  :goodluck:

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Re: Larry's treatment at Duke University Hospital
« Reply #24 on: January 10, 2010, 02:33:19 AM »
Thinking of, and praying for you, Larry....

Wishing you all the very best on Monday, and in the future... :goodluck:

God bless, and please God, you'll be bouncing back very soon... :grouphug:

Darth...

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Re: Larry's treatment at Duke University Hospital
« Reply #25 on: January 11, 2010, 10:33:54 AM »
Update!

Larry is in surgery as we speak. His brother will call us when he gets out. He would appreciate all the prayers that we can give.

Duke is the most frustrating hospital that I have ever dealt with. I was told 3 different CEO names and was given the wrong one. I asked to be connected to Mr. Kevin Sowers, and was switched back to risk management. Then had to call and tell the switch board that I was a personal friend of Kevins. So Kevin is legally aware as CEO and will be held accountable.

It appears that they feel that they can get away with faxing Larry's personal information to a Davita fax number. My question is how would they know that number. They have denied his right of advocate..and then called Larry and he told Ms. Maddox that he wanted me to be called. Denying anyone their advocate is a big no-no. Plus a Hipa violation is a civil rights violation.  

One of Larry's doctors who had not seen Larry for awhile was upset at his arm. His skin stretches and he cannot bend it. His hand swells. This whole incident of Larry's arm was from Davita. Larry won his case against Davita for malpractice. Larry has paid dearly for their inexperienced help and the state put this Davita on fast track for patient safety issues. Larry  has paid a high pri :grouphug: ce.

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Re: Larry's treatment at Duke University Hospital
« Reply #26 on: January 11, 2010, 11:48:18 AM »
Poor Larry....

What a dreadful thing to happen...

Please God this operation will help him!...

Please keep us informed, and of course I'll be thinking of and praying for him...

 :goodluck: Larry... May only good things happen to you from now on!...

Love... :grouphug:

Darth....

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Re: Larry's treatment at Duke University Hospital
« Reply #27 on: January 11, 2010, 12:32:50 PM »
I saw Larry's pictures of his arm and hand.  I can't imagine the pain he has had to endure!  To suffer that and then have Duke treat him the way they have is more than outrageous - it is criminal.  You are right Arlene, some people are going to have to be accountable for this - starting with Mr. Sowers.

Larry, you are in our thoughts and prayers today!    :grouphug:   :pray:

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Re: Larry's treatment at Duke University Hospital
« Reply #28 on: January 11, 2010, 02:34:48 PM »
Update!

Larry still needs your prayers. He was sent to ICU instead of the recovery room.  :grouphug:

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Re: Larry's treatment at Duke University Hospital
« Reply #29 on: January 11, 2010, 06:59:39 PM »
Larry just called. He is fine and feeling better. I received a text message from a family member that he was going to ICU. It appears that he did better than expected and is now in his room. He did not have to go to ICU as previously thought.

Larry wishes to thank all of those who kept him close to their hearts.  :dancing: :thumbs: