Despite the fevers and now infection He has had his FiO2 down as low as 50% for a few hours and on Sunday he was even at 45% for a short while. Certainly these are numbers we have not seen before. Here are some pictures.
Right after surgery - still paralyzed:
After waking up a little:
From later in the week:
12/2/2014 Update: The second peripheral blood culture has not grown back anything as of 6:30 this morning.
The trach change never happened yesterday. ENT is coming today sometime.