Success Stories

Francine

Strong Enough for Surgery

Francine was admitted to Kindred Hospital South Florida – Fort Lauderdale from a short-term acute care hospital. She was suffering from liver disease and came to Kindred for continued care including nutrition and rehabilitation so that she would be stable enough to withstand a liver transplant. 

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Mrs. N

Successful Rehabilitation

Mrs. N, 69, was admitted to Kindred Hospital South Florida – Fort Lauderdale on August 11, 2010. She was suffering from perforated diverticulitis, a very serious gastrointestinal condition in which the walls of the intestine have become perforated. Upon admission, Mrs. N was bed bound on a ventilator with a tracheostomy tube. She was unable to eat or speak. She was totally dependent for bed mobility and transfers and required maximal assistance with activities of daily living. 

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Ms. C

An Amazing Recovery

Ms. C, 55, lives in New York State. While vacationing in Florida, she began experiencing shortness of breath and was diagnosed with congested liver, heart arrhythmias and a pulmonary embolism. She required placement of a pacemaker, an IVC filter, a tracheostomy tube, and a nasogastric tube. She was admitted to a short-term acute care hospital, and 15 days later she was transferred to Kindred Hospital South Florida - Ft. Lauderdale for continued care. 

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