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  • Rich S.

    Rich S.

    Vibra Hospital of Fargo

    To say Richard Sundberg's trip to New Mexico didn't go as planned would be an understatement. While there, he began to experience shortness of breath. Rich went to a local emergency room and was placed on a ventilator. Doctors performed tests to determine the cause. Rich tested positive for human metapneumovirus (hMPV) and legionella. He also developed acute renal failure during his stay. Once Rich had stabilized enough to leave New Mexico, he admitted to Vibra Hospital of Fargo . Rich ... To say Richard Sundberg's trip to New Mexico didn't go as planned would be an understatement. While there, he began to experience shortness of breath. ... Read More
  • Marylynn R.

    Marylynn R.

    Vibra Hospital of Fargo

    Imagine that you can see, hear, understand, and comprehend everything around you. But every time you try to speak, laugh, joke, cry, or scream, you can't. Not because you don't know how to do it, but because your body has failed you. That was the reality for Marilynn when she arrived at Vibra Hospital of Fargo. Marilynn arrived at Vibra with a condition called Osmotic Demyelination Syndrome. Better known as "locked-in syndrome", this condition blocks the brain's communication with the ... Imagine that you can see, hear, understand, and comprehend everything around you. But every time you try to speak, laugh, joke, cry, or scream, you ... Read More
  • John D.

    John D.

    Vibra Hospital of Fargo

    Can you imagine the struggle and fear of having experienced a life-altering illness or event? The unknown, the speculation of possible outcomes, the fear of not recovering would be overwhelming. What if you had no concept of what was happening to you? That is what happened to John. It was a normal day when John collapsed with a torn aorta. He received life-saving medical interventions and was rushed to the hospital. John underwent invasive procedures to resuscitate him and save his life, ... Can you imagine the struggle and fear of having experienced a life-altering illness or event? The unknown, the speculation of possible outcomes, the ... Read More
  • Carol N.

    Carol N.

    Vibra Hospital of Fargo

    Carol admitted to Vibra Hospital of Fargo after a few weeks in the acute care hospital. Carol had recently undergone abdominal surgery, but experienced complications. Carol was in need of wound care, TPN, and antibiotic therapy due to sepsis. She also needed physical therapy, as she had become debilitated due to her extended stay. During about a month at Vibra, Carol made great progress. She discharged having transitioned to a regular diet, her wounds healed, and having regained strength ... Carol admitted to Vibra Hospital of Fargo after a few weeks in the acute care hospital. Carol had recently undergone abdominal surgery, but ... Read More
  • Allen F.

    Allen F.

    Vibra Hospital of Fargo

    Allen Finney spent 23 days in the ICU at a local hospital before transferring to Vibra Hospital of Fargo. He required ventilator and tracheostomy weaning, therapy and other medical management. The 82-year-old Allen was extremely sick when admitted to Vibra. While in the ICU he developed delirium, not uncommon during prolonged stays. Additionally, Allen had issues with his blood pressure and kidneys, requiring dialysis. Allen began to heal with the love and support of his family, the Vibra ... Allen Finney spent 23 days in the ICU at a local hospital before transferring to Vibra Hospital of Fargo. He required ventilator and tracheostomy ... Read More
  • Richard V.

    Richard V.

    Vibra Hospital of Fargo

    Richard and his wife live in Florida, but vacation at their summer home in Minnesota. Richard admitted to Sanford Hospital Fargo with an acute diagnosis of multiple brain abscesses following an episode of aseptic meningitis. He then admitted in to the intensive care unit. Due to the abscesses, Richard developed acute respiratory failure. He was placed on a ventilator to assist with his breathing. He also had a tracheostomy and a peg tube placed in his abdomen to assist with nutritional ... Richard and his wife live in Florida, but vacation at their summer home in Minnesota. Richard admitted to Sanford Hospital Fargo with an acute ... Read More
  • John F.

    John F.

    Vibra Hospital of Fargo

    John is a 79 tear old man who admitted to Vibra hospital with numerous problems. Prior to his admit to Vibra, he had fallen which resulted in a fractured left hip requiring surgical repair. The trauma of the fall also resulted in an infected pacemaker pocket which needed to be replaced in surgery. During his hospitalization his blood pressure dropped and he progressed into acute renal failure which required renal replacement therapy and he was put on dialysis. John was transferred to ... John is a 79 tear old man who admitted to Vibra hospital with numerous problems. Prior to his admit to Vibra, he had fallen which resulted in a ... Read More
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