Paul Slover | CaringBridge

Paul Slover

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On January 30, 2017, Paul had a total knee replacement of his left knee. The surgery went well and he was a star in Physical Therapy.  He was released from Baptist hospital on February 1, to begin his rehab at home.  Things were going well.  Jean had a hard time keeping him down.   Sometime in the very early hours of February 4th, his temperature went up to 102.5.   Following the protocol given at Baptist Hospital, Jean called the Dr. , who instructed her to have Paul checked for Pneumonia or a UTI.  The x-ray and CT in the ER at Lexington Hospital indicated right upper lobe pneumonia.  He was admitted to receive IV antibiotics and breathing treatments.   The room was tiny and Paul was very ready to go home.  He was released  on February 7th, Fever free.  He was doing well for the next few days until the evening of  Friday February 10th, he began to run a low grade temperature.   He was up in the morning  for breakfast but spent most of the day in bed.  Jean was talking to the Dr. and administering antibiotics and Tylenol.  By Sunday the fever was still not controlled and by that afternoon, they were headed back to the ER.   After 2 hours waiting in the emergency room, he was seen 

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