After this time, some patients gradually come out of the coma, some ... Time is the
best general predictor of a chance of recovery: after four ...
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
... Level 4-- Confused/Agitated: Person is extremely agitated and confused.
Spontaneously, 4, Disoriented, 4, Withdraws from pain, 4. Oriented, 5, Localizes
to ... Recovery after a brain injury goes through a series of stages. ... The initial
stage after a severe brain injury is a coma, a state of unconsciousness. People in
Even if a majority of severely brain injured patients recover from coma within the
first ... and go through different stages before fully or partially recovering
consciousness. .... The scale is comprised of four subscales assessing motor and
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.
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 ... Page 4 ...
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 ...
4. Assistance with bowel and bladder relief using catheter and/or diapers 5. ......
Thank you so much for all nice information about coma, recovery and stages of.
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
In fact, a person rarely remains in a coma for more than two to four weeks without
recovering, dying, or progressing to a PVS. End stage dementia can also ...