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www.independent.co.uk/voices/commentators/geoffrey-lean-i-was-in-a-coma-but-i-could-hear-every-word-415327.html

Sep 9, 2006 ... It seems the stuff of nightmares. To lie in a hospital bed, unable to speak or move - not even an eyelid. To understand what people say to you, and not be able to respond. Even to hear your fate being discussed, without being able to have your say. But it can be all too real. It happened to me. And last week ...

www.medicaldaily.com/can-coma-patients-hear-you-families-should-tell-stories-loved-ones-coma-319148

Jan 23, 2015 ... Family members can aid in their loved one's recovery from a coma by speaking to them and telling stories. ... “This indicates the patient's ability to process and understand what they're hearing is much better,” Pape added. “At baseline, they didn't pay attention to that non-familiar voice. But now they are ...

www.cbsnews.com/news/northwestern-medicine-hines-va-hospital-study-reveals-if-coma-patients-can-hear

Jan 22, 2015 ... Every five seconds, someone in this country suffers a traumatic brain injury; a third of those cases will be severe enough to cause a coma. Doctors often tell families to constantly talk to their loved ones, even if they're unconscious, but the question has always been: Can they hear? For the first time, reports ...

www.businessinsider.com/do-people-remember-being-in-a-coma-2014-7

Jul 7, 2014 ... The brain can interpret what it experiences in many ways, and people often hold onto whatever explanation makes the most sense or is the most convenient for them. Since we're just beginning to understand the path the mind follows when it goes from unconscious to awake, we don't know exactly why ...

kidshealth.org/en/kids/coma.html

What do you think about when you hear the word coma? A coma (say: KO-muh) can be difficult to understand, especially because people sometimes jokingly use the word coma to describe people who are sleeping deeply or not paying attention. But a coma is a serious condition that has nothing to do with sleep.

www.theguardian.com/science/2005/oct/08/thisweekssciencequestions.uknews

Oct 8, 2005 ... Pretty much everything according to Salvatore Crisafulli, a 38-year-old Italian man who has recently awoken after a two-year coma following a road accident in 2003.

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/health/6638155/Locked-in-a-coma-I-could-hear-people-talking-around-me.html

Nov 24, 2009 ... The Telegraph's Geoffrey Lean was in a coma for a month following an operation that went wrong, but all the time he could hear people talking around him. ... I consciously planned, in my unconsciousness, to make contact with Judy, convinced I would do so if only I could speak to her or open my eyes.

www.comacommunication.com/faq.htm

Frequently-Asked Questions. (1) Can you communicate with people in coma, or other states of altered consciousness? Aren't they just gone? (2) What is coma? And how is it like other states of altered consciousness, such as vegetative state, delirium, stupour, or advanced dementia? (3) What causes coma and altered ...

www.healthtalk.org/peoples-experiences/nerves-brain/family-experiences-vegetative-and-minimally-conscious-states/what-coma-and-what-vegetative-state

We read about celebrities, sports personalities or politicians said to be in a 'coma' after months or years but they are probably in a vegetative or minimally conscious state. It's very unusual for a coma to last more than a few weeks at most. People in a coma are completely unresponsive. They do not move, do not react to light ...