Rep. Gabrielle Giffords condition improves to 'serious' after successful procedures
Amanda Lee Myers and Bob Christie"TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) In yet another sign of significant recovery during a remarkable week, the gravely wounded U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was upgraded from critical to serious condition Sunday after a procedure to remove her from a ventilator was successful. "Doctors have been positive, and at time almost giddy, in describing her progress since she was shot point blank in the head Jan. 8. "Giffords responded from the moment she arrived at the emergency room, at first just squeezing a doctor's hand. Then she raised two fingers. She opened her unbandaged eye shortly after President Barack Obama's bedside visit Wednesday. Then, more milestones which doctors said were all indicative of higher cognitive function were achieved, all with her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, at her side." Read on...
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"Rep. Gabrielle Giffords condition improves to 'serious' after successful procedures", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), janvier 2011. Consulté le 21/02/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/rep-gabrielle-giffords-condition-improves-to-serious-after-successful-procedures