Study: People who seem unconscious may be mentally aware
August 08, 2018 06:52 PM
People who appear to be unconscious may be aware of their surroundings.
Experts from the American Academy of Neurology have updated guidelines for treating people in a vegetative or minimally conscious state because of a brain injury. They say four in 10 people thought to be unconscious are actually aware.
The guidelines suggest neurologists should carefully examine patients several times during the first month of recovery.
Updated: August 08, 2018 06:52 PM
Created: August 08, 2018 04:43 PM
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