A Dorchester lady who was critically injured when she was struck by lightning on a Boston seaside in September was discharged from the hospital on Wednesday to cheers and applause.
Thalita Teixeira Padilla, who labored as a journey nurse, was struck by lightning whereas strolling her canine alongside the boardwalk at Savin Hill Seaside on September 9. The strike threw her onto the seaside and rendered her unconscious. Witnesses known as 911 and carried out CPR earlier than she was rushed to a hospital in important situation.
After a month of care, she was launched by Boston Medical Heart on Wednesday, heading to Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital to proceed her care and restoration, in response to WCVB.
She left the hospital to cheers and applause.
“After I first met her, which was kind of the following day, you may not be sicker than she was,” Dr. Tracey Dechert of BMC instructed WCVB.
Padilla’s household instructed the station she died from the lightning strike however was resuscitated by a nurse who carried out CPR on the scene.
Dechert stated Padilla, who’s now anticipated to make a full restoration, would have died with out the fast actions of the nurse.
“She’s already speaking about possibly utilizing this time to return for her masters whereas she’s in restoration,” Padilla’s brother Andre Teixeira instructed WCVB. “That explains the place her spirit is at. When she’s like that, we’re like that.”
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