Monday, October 21, 2013

A Surprise In KPJ Ipoh Specialist Hospital

My sister has been "cleaning" my mom's wound ever since she has been discharged two months back and she has been doing a good job about it. The "toe hole" is getting smaller even though it is not fully healed yet, a very slow healing process due to diabetes..

At around 10am on Saturday, I received an SOS call from my sister... my mom needed to go to hospital for my sister saw some redness around my mom's wounded feet. This time we are more alert and aware, anything red, we must not procrastinate anymore... Quickly I phoned up my cell leader, I was supposed to go for church practice at 11am for Sunday's service. Which is more urgent.. needless to say, I rushed over to my mom's place and off we went to KPJ known as Ipoh Specialist Centre.. 
While waiting for the doctor.. I played with my iPad..
Took a picture of my mom's beautiful leg..
And ..
Then I heard MUSIC!
For a moment, I thought I was in a pub....
From where I was... on the first floor...
then I looked down...
There they were... the musicians...
The female singer was rendering her first song... "I don't want to talk about it"
Her voice reminded me of Tracy Huang... sweet...soothing voice..
This is the biggest hospital in Ipoh, if I am not mistaken...
They even have caddies to shuttle visitors from the car parks to the lobby...
I wouldn't mind sitting here longer to listen to the songs actually... LOL...
Does this look like a hospital if I hadn't say so? :)
It was quite a surprise for me, first time I heard of a live band in a hospital...
I wonder what is the main purpose...
But I sure support it... 
at least the WAIT is not so monotonous....

In conclusion: Doctor said my mom's wound is doing just fine, healing properly, thanks to my sister's cleaning up daily and he told us not to worry about the redness, it is normal to be red around the leg due to the soreness... Thank God it is nothing serious and we went home after spending RM50 for consultation in this posh hospital... 


29 comments:

  1. Thank God Nothing bad

    well, at least onn sum dit

    Guess it's good idea to have live band playing soothing music. Hospital can be very gloomy. People say moe peang also wont go hospital la

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  2. Huh? Live band in hospital??? Can you actually do that??

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  3. Praise the Lord. Everything is fine. First time hear hospital got live band. No function going on? If nice sentimental song still acceptable but not the noisy ones that makes the head spinning.

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  4. Nice touch! Music heals the soul, and hopefully will help in the healing of the body too - it's therapeutic.

    Is your mum on antibiotics? I understand that in serious cases, they will inject around the wound till the swelling/redness subsides. Hope it gets well soonest.

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  5. kathy: yeah.. hospital is not a happy place to go... no choice only have to...


    ken: not every day though.. :)

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  6. irene: I like the songs.. soothing..


    stp: yes, she is on antibiotics for now.. 5 days.. each day she must be monitored, thanks to my sister..

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  7. Thank God for it. Sometimes I pray for her and will do so tonight.

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  8. Reana, I'm glad you've managed to inject some fun despite the emergency. Hope she's doing well.

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  9. thank god nothing need to worry about, probably the redness is due to the blood circulation?? anyway, spent RM50 for consultation and also enjoy the nice music and the angelic voice, okay lah~~ :)

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  10. This hospital look more like a hotel with live music band in the lobby..good in a way that the atmosphere will make the people less stressful..

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  11. Glad to hear that the doctor says everything is fine. You did the right thing to consult a doctor immediately.

    I wonder whose idea was it to have a live band performing in the hospital.

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  12. Wow! That is something new in a hospital.


    Speedy recovery to your mum.

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  13. chris: yes, give her some thoughts.. :)


    shirley: as long as she is fine, I am relieved..

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  14. sk: worth going and paying, right? :)


    agnes: hope nobody complains.. anyway, just on Saturdays and two hours plus only...







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  15. mun: yes, wonder who is suggested it and i hope they have positive feedback..


    rose: yes, something new to me too.. thanks!

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  16. glad your mum is fine. Take care.

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  17. Glad that your mum foot is ok.

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  18. Live performance in a hospital? That was rather weird... :p

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  19. I am SO glad your mom is alright!!! Do you know how long it will take to heal completely? This is the happiest hospital I have ever seen!!! I LOVE it. So much sorrow in a hospital, and the music will help, very upbeat and good for the soul! Our hospitals here have a big piano in the lobby, a volunteer plays. Very boring compared to yours!!

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  20. wenn: thanks!!


    tekkaus: must monitor her daily...

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  21. tekkaus: first time I seen it too..


    ginny: yes, i think it is a good idea.. hope they receive good response on this..

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  22. Good to hear the the wound is doing fine...

    Oh, hospital also have band... hehe...

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  23. KPJ in Ipoh looks nice!

    A wound like that is no joke, untreated, it can cause blood poisoning and other problems, even a small cut I had got infected and it was red all the way up my arm.

    Good to hear your mom is healing well!

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  24. KPJ Ipoh looks so much better than KPJ Taiping >.<

    It's indeed something 'special', live band in a hospital!

    Take good care of your mum, this type of wound must be treated properly.

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  25. HB: yes, we ought to be careful of cuts especially when one is having high sugar level in the blood...


    hayley: Oh i didnt know that Taiping has a KPJ too..

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  26. Thank God.

    I'm not so sure about the music tho ;)

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  27. Vina: thanks for coming by..

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  28. Waaah! Only RM50 fee was being paid. In KL nothing goes below RM50.
    Good to hear your mum's toe is recovering.

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