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As frontline health care professionals against Covid-19, nurses are the true heroes who risk everything to care for patients. In San Antonio, a nurse practitioner goes back to normal work after going through a coma for 56 days. Here is the report from

San Antonio nurse practitioner Justin Vine continues to show improvement after being released from the hospital, where he was in a medically induced coma for 56 days following his COVID-19 diagnosis.

Vine was hospitalized on June 30 after testing positive for COVID-19. He was then placed on a ventilator, given a plasma donation, and Remdesivir while he was in the hospital. Vine’s health improved, and he was released from the hospital on Oct. 2.San Antonio pediatric nurse practitioner back home after battling COVID-19 for months in hospital

“My wife is so strong having to go through that — 56 days of not being able to see me or be able to even talk or even really know fully what’s going on,” Vine said. For now, he is taking pain-relieving medication for his feet and hands.“I have a brace on my foot.

The feeling has not come back there yet,” Vine said. Vine said every day gets better. After only a few weeks home, he began working again, doing telemedicine.“I can tell I’m still getting stronger and stronger every day,” he said.

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In this time of the pandemic, the real heroes are our brave nurses. However, they are aware that if they are not thorough while doing their job, they may face the possibility of being called to come in on a day off to correct charting, or face the fear that if they miss something, they could face disciplinary action.

If you are a San Antonio Nurse who has any disciplinary issues before the Texas Board of Nursing, please contact San Antonio nurse attorney Yong J. An, call or text at 832 428 5679 or Mr. An has represented over 100 nurses before the Texas Board of Nursing since 2006.