Mar 4, 2011 ... Chris's Mom says that emerging from a coma is nothing like you see in a soap
opera. They don't wake up and everything is great.
"But 'waking up' is a slow process of what we call 'emerging. ... It should be
remembered that sometimes, while a patient is in a coma, they may exhibit
While in a coma, people are unable to speak, follow commands or open their
eyes. As a person's GCS score improves, he or she is considered to be emerging
Even if a majority of severely brain injured patients recover from coma within the
... Plum and Posner defined coma as a pathological state related to severe and ...
Jun 27, 1982 ... Those who emerge from coma survive with a brain that is, in varying ..... a brain-
damaged patient is emerging from coma with a chance for a ...
Jun 21, 2014 ... Paul Clements during his recovery in hospital after emerging from a coma Photo:
COURTESY PAUL CLEMENTS. Paul Clements. By Paul ...
December 11, 2006; Vol. 66; No. 24. Emerging from a Coma. By Thomas Fields-
Meyer. Doctors Gave Devon Rivers Little Hope of Ever Waking Up. But After a ...
Dec 7, 2012 ... They often give the impression of a patient who is emerging from a coma. But
unlike a person in a full coma, a vegetative patient is in a state of ...
Nov 6, 2009 ... Any patient emerging from a coma must relearn how to walk and talk, tasks that
can be mastered only by means of hours and hours of physical ...
It will also review the Coma Recovery Scale-Revised, which is one of the
outcome ... do indicate that a person may be emerging into higher levels of