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Persistent vegetative state

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A persistent vegetative state (PVS) is a disorder of consciousness in which patients with severe brain damage are in a state of partial arousal rather than true  ...

Vegetative State and Minimally Conscious State - Neurologic ...

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A vegetative state is absence of responsiveness and awareness due to overwhelming dysfunction of the cerebral hemispheres, with sufficient sparing of the ...

Coma / Vegetative State - Brain Injury Resource | BrainLine.org

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Coma / Vegetative State. Articles. article icon Facts About the Vegetative and Minimally Conscious States After Severe Brain Injury · article icon Brain Trauma ...

Vegetative And Minimally Conscious States After Severe Brain Injury

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The state of complete unconsciousness with some eye opening and periods of wakefulness and sleep is called the vegetative state. As people recover from ...

Coma and Persistent Vegetative State: An Exploration of Terms ...

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She had been in a persistent vegetative state since then, and was maintained on tube feedings. We heard about the disagreements between her family and her ...

Vegetative States; Persistent Vegetative States (PVS) | Patient

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Previously, the term persistent vegetative state (PVS) was used to describe all patients with prolonged disorders...

Persistent Vegetative State (PVS) - Brain and Spinal Cord

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A persistent vegetative state occurs when, after a coma, a patient loses cognition and can only perform certain, involuntary actions on his or her own. While some ...

Medical Aspects of the Persistent Vegetative State - New England ...

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May 26, 1994 ... The vegetative state is a clinical condition of complete unawareness of the self and the environment, accompanied by sleep-wake cycles, with ...

Medical Aspects of the Persistent Vegetative State - New England ...

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Jun 2, 1994 ... There are two dimensions of recovery from a persistent vegetative state: recovery of consciousness and recovery of function. Recovery of ...

Vegetative state | definition of vegetative state by Medical dictionary

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A coma-like state characterized by open eyes and the appearance of wakefulness is defined as vegetative. Description. The vegetative state is a chronic or ...

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What is a 'coma' and 'what is a 'vegetative state'? | Topics, Family ...

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In a vegetative state the person is still unconscious. They have no awareness of themselves or their environment. The main difference between 'coma' and the ...

Disorders of consciousness - NHS Choices

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Sep 23, 2015 ... A coma usually lasts for less than two to four weeks, during which time a person may wake up or progress into a vegetative state or minimally ...

Coma Information Page: National Institute of Neurological Disorders ...

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Sep 11, 2015 ... Coma and Persistent Vegetative State information sheet compiled by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS).