Friday, December 16, 2011

Yes, Sometimes People Are Awake & Unable To Communicate

There is a new "awakening" in medical circles that many patients thought to have been in a persistently non-responsive state might well be conscious and unable to communicate because of brain injury. Great argument against pulling the plug, if you ask me.
Is He Conscious? Does He Want To Be?
The difference between a dead man and a man in a vegetative state used to be a thin line of whether or not the body was still functioning. But what if the vegetative man is still conscious? That brings the distinction into a whole new level. more

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