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.
Recovery after brain injury is a process that occurs in stages. Some people ... The
person is in a coma and may appear to be asleep. The person may be restless ...
Even if a majority of severely brain injured patients recover from coma within the
... go through different stages before fully or partially recovering consciousness.
.... scale (FOUR) was recently developed to replace the Glasgow Coma Scale to
No two people recover from TBI in the same manner. ___ 2. Rancho Los Amigos
and Glasgow Coma Scale are the only two scales for measuring recovery from ...
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
Recovery can stop at any one of these phases. ... Comparison of Coma,
Vegetative State, and Minimally Conscious State ...... I went to the hospital every
day for four months and talked to him, joked with him, told him stories from when I
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.
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 ...