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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.

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The guidelines suggest neurologists should carefully examine patients several times during the first month of recovery.

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