Coma is a state of unconsciousness in which a person cannot be awakened; fails
to respond ... 2.1 Diagnostic steps; 2.2 Initial assessment and evaluation; 2.3
Physical examination findings; 2.4 Imag...
DOC includes coma, the vegetative state (VS) and the minimally conscious state
... or a higher level of consciousness within two to four weeks for those who
survive. ... Rehabilitation for persons at this stage of recovery takes into
Others had been brought into the hospital in a coma requiring intensive medical
efforts. When they wake up, they may go through the confusion/agitation phase.
There is no set pattern of recovery from coma, but there are signs that may mean
.... My Doughter has been in coma for the passed four days after a brain injury ...
Recovery after a brain injury goes through a series of stages. These stages ...
While in a coma, people are unable to speak, follow commands or open their
Apr 4, 2013 ... To understand how coma occurs, it is first necessary to have a basic .... a more
rapid improvement in disability scores during the four weeks of treatment. ... may
benefit, from which treatments, and at which stages of recovery.
Coma levels are commonly assessed by two different scales; the Glasgow Coma
Scale and the Rancho ... They provide a descriptive guideline of the various
stages a brain injury patient will experience as he/she progresses through
Following are the stages of the Glasgow coma scale, which look at the ability to ...
the chances of recovery become slimmer – after four months of coma caused ...
Information and facts about coma resulting from a brain injury or head injury. ...
person) research shows that if the best scale is 3 to 4 after twenty four hours, 87%
.... shown in subacute phases of recovery to predict unfavorable outcome at one ...
Recovery can stop at any one of these phases. ... Comparison of Coma,
Vegetative State, and Minimally Conscious State ..... two weeks, but he fought for
four months and would respond to certain things as well as certain people who
would go ...