DaShawn Horne's brain injury.

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Raised by 2,641 people in 29 days
Created January 25, 2018
Dashawn Horne was assaulted in a brutal manner this past Friday night, January 20, 2018. He was an innocent victim of a heinous crime.  The doctors say that he has a long road ahead towards recovery, he will be in intensive care for at least a month before transferring to a neurology unit for another month with the expectation of eventaully being transferred to a rehabilitation center for up to six months.  Dashawn is an amazing father brother, son and friend to many of you. He is funny, loving, strong, hard working clerk for the United States Postal Service.  Dashawn loves to make people laugh and feel protected.  His personality and presence lights up a room. His love and compassion has impacted many lives. Currently Dashawn is in critical condition but improving everyday. Despite the circumstances any help would be greatly appreciated due to the loss of wages and the support needed for his young son.  We are praying for Dashawn to have a full recovery and we are encouraged by all of your support.
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So they were unable to perform the IVC filter surgery meant to catch blood clots from forming and traveling to my nephews heart and lungs due to the size of DaShawn’s veins. So they have to rely on the Heparin, blood thinner, and they will perform CT scans and ultra sounds to check to see if he still had blood clots in his lower legs.
The thoracic surgery to remove the fluids, bacteria and infection from his right lung will still be performed tomorrow as scheduled at 0700. DaShawn will have to be off of the Heparin at midnight and for 24 hours following the surgery as they monitor him for excessive bleeding and complications following the surgery. The doctors are not too worried and it is not uncommon for the IVC filter procedure to be unsuccessful, just a little hurdle to climb. Stay positive stay praying and stay rooting for DaShawn... God will prevail and he will make it through this.

Update: No blood clots were found during the ultrasound done on his legs!
God Bless.
Thank you!

Uncle Rodney
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Well, it’s time for another surgery due to the problems that DaShawn is experiencing with his right lung. DaShawn has a Loculated pleural effusion affecting his right lung and his chest wall. We need EVERYONE to pray that the pegs that were installed on Saturday drain all the fluids from his lungs that is creating the problem leading to the surgery. The fluids are showing signs of infection and bacteria which will require invasive surgery to correct.
He will have a IVC filter temporarily installed to prevent blood clots from forming in his heart and major arteries. This is just another small set back on his road to recovery but he will be okay!!!


Uncle Rodney
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A Good afternoon to all and I pray that this Sunday is bringing you relaxation and peace after a long week of work. Here we are on day 29 of DaShawn’s hospitalization, he is still in the ICU with a heart rate of 102 currently, blood pressure 111/64 he’s breathing spontaneously 100% on his own.
He’s about to have another minor surgery performed to clear out fluids from his lungs it is called:

“Tube thoracostomy is the insertion of a tube (chest tube) into the pleural cavity to drain air, blood, bile, pus, or other fluids. [5] Whether the accumulation of air or fluid is the result of rapid traumatic filling with air or blood or an insidious malignant exudative fluid, placement of a chest tube allows for continuous, large volume drainage until the underlying pathology can be more formally addressed.”

The procedure shouldn’t take more than 30 minutes and it will clear the fluids that still remain in his lung and that is holding him back from recovering at a more rapid rate.

Please continue to lift DaShawn up in your prayers and stay tuned for more information as it becomes available!

Thank you to all whom shared pictures, his poster of support is coming along quite well.

Uncle Rodney
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Here is the Facebook page that I would invite everyone to join and share, invite your family and friends as well. #wakeupdashawn
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