Archive for August, 2011

Sunday, August 28th, 2011

Caden is on the mend. The Pneumonia is on the run. Caden has been free from fever for two days and has been able to go without oxygen for a few hours yesterday and today. The plan it to give Caden one more day of IV antibiotics and then switch him to oral antibiotics (via […]

Friday, August 26th, 2011

Caden is overall about the same as when he was admitted. He is still having fever and he is still having trouble with his tube feedings. The big issue today was to investigate the type of pneumonia. As mentioned yesterday there was a concern by at least one doctor that the pneumonia might be outside […]

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Caden was scheduled for back surgery tomorrow morning. We cancelled the surgery due to Caden being sick. He was diagnosed with pneumonia last Monday August 15th and was actually on the mend until Wednesday of this week.  He had gotten to the point over the weekend where he could be without oxygen during the day with his SATS holding […]

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Caden was diagnosed with pneumonia again on Monday. He had only been off oxygen during the day for a few weeks after recovering from the June 21st diagnosis of pneumonia. The photo of the x-ray on the right was taken after the fall he and Sherry had at the aquarium during the week of the […]

Monday, August 1st, 2011

Caden continues to improve.  Caden had remained on oxygen 24/7 since June 21st until this past Friday July 29th. While Caden’s lungs sounded clear, his lungs were slow to get back to the point where he could SAT 94 + without oxygen when awake.  It still takes until late morning to get off the oxygen, […]