My mother was constantly sick towards the end of April and in and out of the hospital. Her symptoms were fever, nausea, and shakes. She would be admitted inpatient for days receiving antibiotics. Only to be home a few days and sick again with nausea, loss of appetite unable to eat food basically on a liquid diet and starting to have severe headaches with the shakes. Prescription would be called in for the nausea and headaches. She went into the hospital May 9th and was released Tuesday May 14 with the above symptoms. Thursday evening sick again with the above symptoms but accompanied with bad stomach pains. Went to local ER by ambulance and X-ray taken and shows air. Several hrs before transported to diff. Hospital. Emergency surgery friday morning my mother dead Sun. MorningI did not ask for an autopsy. Death certificate states Sepsis first then Perforated Diverticulitis. I just don't understand how this happened. She had been sick with the same symptoms and every time she was admitted to the hospital she was placed on vancomycin.
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