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"When it all began, I stretched out my hand to any way I could try to reach people," Shaw said. "We asked for prayer on Facebook, CaringBridge, and I started calling people to my network of friends and family. We did our best to try to get the word out there that we needed prayers for a specific time, and it was very encouraging"
His daughter, Charlie, who suffered a life-threatening injury on the eve of Christmas at the Interstate 70 who killed her mother and his wife Sansi, again fought for her life. Brett took Charlie to the hospital on Tuesday, the day before the planned operation in Wednesday morning to put the cranial flap over the part of the skull of Charlie, which had to be removed to relieve pressure after the accident.
– Brett said, they looked at her eyes and they looked at her leg, and they both were good. She was cleaned to do any activity she she wants her leg up, her head is a different story. "
Bret said that the surgery was good on Wednesday.
" When she came out of anesthesia, she could talk and we played with a big war with her right hand, said Brett. "An intruder surgeon came to see how she was doing, and began talking to her and trying to make her feel responsive. She is not very sensitive, except for crying, but the right leg and right hand at all do not work.
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The surgeon called for extraordinary MRI, and they found that Charley bleeding the brain and thrombus. Less than 20 minutes after MRI, Charlie returned to surgery.
"They had to completely abolish everything they did in the morning," Brett said. "They were supposed to reopen access, remove the skull banging back, find a clot, find a bleeding and fix it, and then they put the hat back on it again and cut it back."
After the second operation, which lasted about 2 1/2 hours, Brett was again in the OIS for another sleepless night.
"You know that doctors are working to relieve pressure on the brain, causing its paralysis on the right side," said Brett. "You also know that at any time when you have such an operation, there is potential for a catastrophic failure, so it was a very real worry that night. "
On Thursday afternoon, Charlie was still in the department. She had already met with professionals, professionals, physical therapists who are now evaluating her, and doctors will wait and see , are there any long-term effects.
"Due to this operation, replacing the skull, in would be in the hospital for n & # 39; omy days monitoring – Brett said. "So, we are still in that sense still on this graph, but it added an additional element to it, and it will probably be a bit longer."
A 6-year-old man spent almost two months at the Hospital is recovering from a long list of injuries injured in an accident before returning home on February 20 on streets lined with large crowds of people holding signs and encouragement to show their support to the family , which also includes the three brothers Charley Jaxon, 9; Mason, 11; and Wyatt, 13.
"We hope. We have to move back to the sixth floor today," Brett said on Thursday. "It shows that from the medical point of view it is stable … that's the goal today."
To get to John F. Russell, call 970-871-4209, send an email to jrussell@SteamboatPilot.com @ Framp1966.