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 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
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 ...
Jun 12, 1993 ... Recovery of patients after four months or more in the persistent ... outcome of
children with severe head trauma and prolonged coma. Pediatrics ...
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 ...
Information and facts about coma resulting from a brain injury or head injury. ... 3
to 4 after twenty four hours, 87% of those individuals will either die or remain in a
.... shown in subacute phases of recovery to predict unfavorable outcome at one ...
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.
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 ...