Chapter Twenty-Three They have been at the ER of Desert palm hospital for fifteen minutes when Sofia comes run through the door over to Sara, Gil, Warrick, and Nick. She sees Gil has his left arms around Sarah’s waists and that he is wipe tears off of his wife face with his right hand. She can tell by the look on the four csi faces they have not get any information from the ER doctors yet, she walks over to Warrick, Nick, Sarah and Gil with her hands in her jean pockets. Nick, Sarah, Gil and Warrick walk over to Sofia and give her a big hug, at the sometime Tina Brown walks over to them and Stops in front of Sofia. Warrick walks over to his wife and point to the chairs. Nick, Warrick, Tina, Sarah, Gil and Sofia goes over to the setting area and take a set. Tina: We start Greg on an IV to rehydrate him and also to get his fever down, because it 104.9. The doctor also has Greg on a nasal prong to give him some oxygen. The doctor is run a strep throat test and having Greg blood counts run and checking the blood for any type bacterial infection. Sofia: Did the doctor check to see if his tonsils were swelling and if his lymph-nods are swell, because he told me this morning that they felt swelling . He would not let me check, because he does want me to catch what he has? Tina: Yeah, the doctor taken a look at his throat, Greg tonsils were a little swell but not enough to cause him to be so sick and yes his lymph-nods are swelling. The doctor is also having Greg have a chest x-ray taken. The doctor has also taken a nasal swab s he can run a respiratory culture. Sofia: When will the doctor be able to tell us anything and can I go and see my husband? Tina: The doctor should come out within a half hour to let you know what Greg has, But you can’t see him yet, because he having the chest x-ray right now. Sofia: Ok. Sarah: How are you holding up Tina? Tina: Good, but I can’t wait for August 6 to get here and to have these babies, because they kicking all the time. I also have to go to the bathroom every half hour on the dot. I have to get back to work. I see you at home Warrick. Warrick: So will I Tina, try and take it easy and do not over work honey. Tina: I won’t Warrick. Tina stands up and walks back towards the ER and goes back to work. The CSI and Sofia set in the wait area for another thirty minutes before a doctor comes over to them. As soon as Sofia sees the doctor walking through the door to the setting area she stands up. The doctor walks over to her. Dr. Nime: Are you Greg Sanders wife? Sofia: Yes, what is wrong with him? Dr. Nime: He has adenovirus! Sofia: So are you put Greg on any prescriptions and when can I take him home? Dr. Nime: No, I am not going put him on any prescriptions, you just have treated the symptoms with over the counter cold medicine to relive the cough and runny noses. Give him a pain/ fever reduce to help keep his fever down and make sure he pushes the fluids. I want him to stay in bed the rest of this week. If he stays in bed and gets lots of rest he should feel better by next Saturday. Sofia: What should I do to keep from catch what Greg has since I am pregnant? Dr. Nime: Wear a mask when you are around him, sleep in another room and wash you hand regular. Also, use disinfections in the bathroom and the rest of the house. You can take him home now. A nurse is bringing him out as we speck. Tina comes through the doors pushing Greg and Sofia, goes outside and brings her car over to the doors of the ER. Warrick help Greg out of the wheelchair and into Sofia Car. Nick, Sarah, Gil, Warrick and Tina watch Sofia drive away, then the four CSI head back to the lab and Tina goes back to work. Sofia pulls her car into the garage and then she goes and helps her husband into the house. She then helps Greg upstairs and into bed. Sofia: I am going downstairs and pour you’re a large glass of water then I bring it up to you. Greg: Coughs, Can you make me some chicken noodle soup to? Sofia: Sure, Honey. I will bring the soup and water up at the sometime. Sofia goes back downstairs and into the kitchen. She takes a can of chicken noodle soup out of the cabinet and pours it into a soup pan and puts on the stove to heat up. As the soups heat up she pours a large glass of water for Greg and get a bowl down for the soup. She put the glass of water on a tray and then puts some soup into the bowl and she set that onto the tray. She then takes Greg soup and water upstairs to him. Greg sets up in bed when Sofia walks into the room. She put the tray down on his lap and then kisses his forehead. Sofia: I will be next store in the guests bedroom working on case paperwork. If you need me for anything Greg uses your cellphone to call my cellphone . Greg: Ok, Sweetie. Sofia walks out of they bedroom and goes into the guests bedroom and start working on case paperwork that she needs to get down. Greg eats all of his soup and drinks all of his water. He set the tray on the floor then goes to sleep.