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In medicine, coma is a state of unconsciousness in which a person cannot be awakened; fails ... 2.1 Diagnostic steps; 2.2 Initial assessment and evaluation; 2.3 Physical examination findings; 2.4 Im...

Understanding Stages of Coma - Rainbow Rehabilitation Centers

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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 consideration ...

Coma: Detecting signs of consciousness in severely brain injured ...

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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  ...

Brain Injury: Stages Of Recovery - Patient Education

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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 ...

Waking Up from Coma: New Treatments, New Hope

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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.

RIC LIFE Center: Brain Injury: Severity Levels and the Recovery ...

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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 eyes.

Facts About the Vegetative and Minimally Conscious States After ...

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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 ...

The Levels of Coma - Health Guidance

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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 ...

Recovery of patients after four months or more in the persistent ...

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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 ...

The Levels of Coma - Waiting

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Coma levels are commonly assessed by two different scales; the Glasgow ... They provide a descriptive guideline of the various stages a brain injury ... of the eight levels provides insight into the progression through recovery and rehabilitation.

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The Recovery Process For Traumatic Brain Injury

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Some terms that might be used in these early stages of recovery are: Coma: The person is unconscious, does not respond to visual stimulation or sounds, and is ...

Emotional Stages of Recovery - Traumatic Brain Injury Survival Guide

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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.

Brain Injury: understanding coma, recovery, stages, emerging, signs

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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 ...