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Persistent vegetative state - Wikipedia

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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 ...

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 ...

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

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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 / Vegetative State - Brain Injury Resource | BrainLine.org

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A person in a coma may experience some improvement and transition into what is termed a “vegetative state.” The difference between a coma and a vegetative ...

Medical Aspects of the Persistent Vegetative State — NEJM

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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 ...

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...

Coma and Persistent Vegetative State, State of Coma

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Learn the differences between a coma and persistent vegetative state, including patient behavior and function, treatment options, prognosis, recovery and ...