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Posted on 16th October, 2023 at 7:17:55 PM
When you wake up, you will have a breathing tube in your throat, chest drainage tubes, IV lines in your arm(s) and/or neck as well as a urinary catheter to drain urine.
You will not be able to speak until the breathing tube is removed, which is generally after 12 hours or depending on your response.
ICU nurses are skilled in communicating with patients who have breathing tubes.
Pain medication will be given as needed.
While in the ICU, you may hear unusual sounds such as buzzing, beeping and bubbling. These are normal sounds for this environment, and there's no reason for you to be alarmed.