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Can Coma Patients Hear You? Families Should Tell Stories To ...

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Jan 23, 2015 ... Family members can aid in their loved one's recovery from a coma by speaking ... Coma patients recover faster when they hear a familiar voice.

Hines VA Hospital study reveals if coma patients can hear - CBS News

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Jan 22, 2015 ... Every five seconds, someone in this country suffers a traumatic brain injury; a third of those cases will be severe enough to cause a coma.

Coma Communication and Process-Oriented Facilitation ...

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(5) Is the coma patient unconscious or asleep? (6) How long do coma and states of altered consciousness last? (7) Can a person in coma hear and see?

'Locked in a coma, I could hear people talking around me' - Telegraph

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Nov 24, 2009 ... Coma - patient in intensive care unit ..... is in a hospital in a paralyzed state, doctors believe he is unconscious but he can hear and think.

ICU What can the family do to help - Waiting

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"What they really WANT to hear are the words that their loved one will wake up, that we have all ... They want to know what recovery for a coma patient looks like.

Can comatose patients hear? This one seemed to - Collections

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Mar 18, 2010 ... As a nursing student, I remember my instructors encouraging us to speak to comatose patients. That thought was always in the back of my mind ...

Family Voices and Stories Speed Coma Recovery: Northwestern ...

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Jan 22, 2015 ... Study answers question 'Can he hear me? ... Recorded family stories help wake up coma patient's unconscious brain; Families have more ...

How much can a coma patient understand? | Science | The Guardian

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Oct 8, 2005 ... The patient can hear, feel, see and understand, but they can do nothing, except open and close their eyes," he explains. To differentiate ...

What Is a Coma? - KidsHealth

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A coma can be difficult to understand, especially because it may look like the ... What do you think about when you hear the word coma? ... Taking time to visit the hospital and read to, talk to, and even play music for the patient are important ...

People who have been in a coma, do you remember any of it? How ...

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Dec 3, 2013 ... How long were you in it, and what caused the coma? (self. .... The person in a coma dosn't just say to him or herself "Oh hey I can hear this".

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Geoffrey Lean: I was in a coma but I could hear every word ...

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Sep 9, 2006 ... But it can be all too real. It happened to me. And last week research showed that it may also be reality for many patients diagnosed as in ...

The neuroscience of comas, or what it means to be trapped inside - io9

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Dec 7, 2012 ... As far as neuroscientists can tell, patients in a coma have lost their ... They're also unable to voluntarily move their bodies, feel, speak, or hear.

Study Finds Hearing Loved One's Voice Induces Excruciating Pain ...

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"If you are in any way significant to or loved by a coma patient, it appears visiting that person in the hospital is the absolute worst thing you can do to him or her," ...