Doctors Attempted Let Sarah Breath Without Machine

Doctors Attempted To Get Sarah To Breath Without Machine, Unsuccessful

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Doctors at Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania tried to get Sarah to breath on her own today, but her body was not strong enough to do so yet. Sarah was sedated and re-intubated again.

Sarah's mother Janet, wrote this on her Facebook page:

"We extubated Sarah and her body could not handle the reduced support. It was impossibly painful watching her struggle to breath and panic. She was sedated and re-intubated."

Janet also emphasized that today's developments do not change the long-term outcome of Sarah's recovery. It just means that Sarah needs more time to regain her strength.

"One day Sarah will take that first glorious breath and we will celebrate!" Janet ended her update hopefully.

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