Journal entry by Charlene Johnson

Kris got to see the X-ray and he has two pockets one is air trapped just below the rib cage(they thought it was a pulled muscle at Mary Free Bed) it’s also been making him bloated he was having back pain this morning from it. The other pocket is fluid. They don’t know if it’s infection or maybe just blood pooled from the surgery. They will send it in to be tested and we should know within 48hrs. They have him on antibiotics just in case.

He got his chest tube put in today and he is feeling more comfortable now that he doesn’t have all that air trapped in his chest. We also found out that his room mate has MRSA. Needless to say Kris resolved that situation, he was moved to a private room. We aren’t sure what they were thinking considering everything he has been through.

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