30 Dec 00: Lauren was admitted to the Pediatric ICU with respiratory distress.
1 Jan 01: Lauren's condition changed to respiratory failure and she was placed on a respirator.
2 Jan 01: Condition stable. However, her lungs were full of fluid and she was on antibiotics. The hospital staff worked to clear her lungs. She was also on painkillers.
4 Jan 01: Condition stable. A new bed was provided that automatically adjusts/moves every 10 minutes.
8 Jan 01: Condition stable, but with no improvement. Her doctor requested that an ENT specialist be brought in to see Lauren to determine if she is a candidate for a tracheotomy. The family was asked to decide whether or not to take her off the respirator.
10 Jan 01: Lauren requested that the respirator be removed. She passed away at 11:43 am.
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