I have just got back from Haiti. It has been a really moving experience.

I have been working with some of the most dedicated, professional and caring nurses and medics. When a patient with cholera comes in to the hospital their chances of survival immediately increase by 20%. Those who walk in are taken to the ward. Those who are stretchered in are already near death. The most skilled nurses in the facility get 2 intravenous lines up and pour in up to 6 litres of fluids. From being virtually dead they sit up and talk and are taken to the ward next door where they recover over 2 days.

We have been working 13½ hour days in 370 Centrigrade. The hospital (Birsy) is a collection of 8 large tents connected by plyboard walkways elevated on brieze blocks. It is staffed by a total of about 30, a mixture of ex-pat doctors & nurses, local doctors & nurses, translators and orderlies.
Dr Trevor and the other staff.
I think this website is absolutely fantastic.
Well done Trevor.
As the oldest grandchild, I wonder if anyone would be interested in trying to arrange a family get together? Drinks party at Boodles?
I would be happy to organise it.
Love to all
Posted by: Jonathan Hudson | January 24, 2011 at 09:53 PM

We called it 'serial resurrection', so much the same thing. Dr Trev
Posted by: Dr Trev | January 24, 2011 at 12:14 PM

Many thanks for sending us all this. We are proud of you. Is the treatment you describe called the Lazarus treatment?
All love Mum

Posted by: Mum | January 24, 2011 at 10:06 AM

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