I am in shock! Last May started to work as RN with this very nice 23 yo guy. He had just graduated also.
Found out Monday that he was in ICU on vent. Found out yesterday that he died on Tuesday. Nursing assistant that had his same group of patient's is in another area hospital in ICU, not sure if she is on vent. We do not still work at same facility so details that I have are very limited. All I know is that CDC is at hospital, they are speculating that whatever he had in lungs came from patient with MRSA/leg wound. He presented to hospital with flu like symptoms and within hours white count dropped to 0. All body systems shut down very quickly.
Does anyone have any idea what this could have been? I have been so sad,
because he was such a great guy with such a bright future ahead of him. Thanks for any responses made to this troubling question.