Coma and Disorders of Consciousness

Written By Caroline Schnakers
Coma and Disorders of Consciousness
  • Publsiher : Springer
  • Release : 01 September 2017
  • ISBN : 3319559648
  • Pages : 276 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Coma and Disorders of Consciousness written by Caroline Schnakers which was release on 01 September 2017, this book published by Springer. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: This revised and expanded second edition discusses the assessment and treatment of patients recovering from coma and disorders of consciousness. Besides diagnostic, prognostic and ethical issues, this book describes well-established techniques and procedures, and also techniques under development. New chapters include consciousness theories, issues relating to long-term care, and neuromodulation treatments. Coma and Disorders of Consciousness, Second Edition is a comprehensive review of the field for clinicians and researchers, regardless of whether they are already familiar with the difficult but exciting field of disorders of consciousness.

Coma and Disorders of Consciousness

Coma and Disorders of Consciousness
  • Author : Caroline Schnakers,Steven Laureys
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-09-01
  • Total pages : 276
  • ISBN : 3319559648
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Summary : This revised and expanded second edition discusses the assessment and treatment of patients recovering from coma and disorders of consciousness. Besides diagnostic, prognostic and ethical issues, this book describes well-established techniques and procedures, and also techniques under development. New chapters include consciousness theories, issues relating to long-term care, and neuromodulation ...

Brain Function and Responsiveness in Disorders of Consciousness

Brain Function and Responsiveness in Disorders of Consciousness
  • Author : Martin M. Monti,Walter G. Sannita
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-11-30
  • Total pages : 207
  • ISBN : 3319559648
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Summary : This book provides up-to-date information on all aspects of brain function and responsiveness in patients with severe disorders of consciousness. Topics considered include the mechanisms and measures of consciousness; perfusional, metabolic, and fMRI markers of responsiveness; responsiveness to pain; the role of brain–computer interface techniques; electrophysiology; cortical excitability; autonomic ...

Disorders of Consciousness

Disorders of Consciousness
  • Author : G. Bryan Young,Eelco F. M. Wijdicks
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release Date : 2008-08-13
  • Total pages : 416
  • ISBN : 3319559648
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Summary : In this volume on disorders of consciousness, emphasis is given to distinguishing reversible disorders from the irreversible and disorders requiring medical treatment from those requiring neurosurgical management....

Brain Death and Disorders of Consciousness

Brain Death and Disorders of Consciousness
  • Author : Calixto Machado,D. Alan Shewmon
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2004-03-31
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 3319559648
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Summary : Although some decades have passed, there are still worldwide controversies about a concept of human death on neurological grounds. There are also disagreements on the diagnostic criteria for brain death, whether clinical alone or clinical plus ancillary tests. Moreover, some scholars who were strong defenders of a brain-based standard of ...

Chronic Disorders of Consciousness

Chronic Disorders of Consciousness
  • Author : Rocco Salvatore,Calabr Placido Bramanti
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014-05-14
  • Total pages : 208
  • ISBN : 3319559648
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Summary : Chronic disorders of consciousness comprise a tragic group of conditions for which determining prognosis is a prerequisite for clinical decision-making. The Vegetative State (VS) and the Minimally Conscious State (MCS) are syndromes, encompassing a spectrum of severity with various etiologies, most commonly traumatic brain injury or hypoxic-ischemic or hemorrhagic neuronal ...

Disorders of Consciousness An Issue of Neurologic Clinics E Book

Disorders of Consciousness  An Issue of Neurologic Clinics   E Book
  • Author : G. Bryan Young
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2011-07-09
  • Total pages : 389
  • ISBN : 3319559648
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Summary : This issue of Neurologic Clinics addresses the cognitive impact of various forms of brain injury....

Music and Disorders of Consciousness Emerging Research Practice and Theory

Music and Disorders of Consciousness  Emerging Research  Practice and Theory
  • Author : Wendy L. Magee,Barbara Tillmann,Fabien Perrin,Caroline Schnakers
  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Release Date : 2017-02-28
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 3319559648
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Summary : Music processing in severely brain-injured patients with disorders of consciousness has been an emergent field of interest for over 30 years, spanning the disciplines of neuroscience, medicine, the arts and humanities. Disorders of consciousness (DOC) is an umbrella term that encompasses patients who present with disorders across a continuum of consciousness ...

Chronic Disorders of Consciousness

Chronic Disorders of Consciousness
  • Author : Rocco Salvatore Calabro,Placido Bramanti
  • Publisher : Nova Science Pub Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2013-01-01
  • Total pages : 194
  • ISBN : 3319559648
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Summary : Chronic disorders of consciousness comprise a tragic group of conditions for which determining prognosis is a prerequisite for clinical decision-making. The Vegetative State (VS) and the Minimally Conscious State (MCS) are syndromes, encompassing a spectrum of severity with various etiologies, most commonly traumatic brain injury or hypoxic-ischemic or hemorrhagic neuronal ...

Assessing Pain and Communication in Disorders of Consciousness

Assessing Pain and Communication in Disorders of Consciousness
  • Author : Camille Chatelle,Steven Laureys
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2015-12-14
  • Total pages : 166
  • ISBN : 3319559648
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Summary : Recent advances in medicine for resuscitation and care have led to an increased number of patients that survive severe brain damage but who are poorly responsive and non-communicative at the bedside. This has led to a striking need to better characterize, understand, and manage this population who present a real ...

Vegetative State

Vegetative State
  • Author : Ralf J. Jox,Katja Kuehlmeyer,Georg Marckmann,Eric Racine
  • Publisher : LIT Verlag Münster
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 209
  • ISBN : 3319559648
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Summary : Decision making for patients in the vegetative state is a complex issue and needs an interdisciplinary discourse that combines different perspectives. This book is based on an international neuroethics workshop for young academics and health care practitioners that took place in Munich and was funded by the German Ministry of ...

Disorders of Consciousness

Disorders of Consciousness
  • Author : Kamil Hakan Dogan
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2020-03-04
  • Total pages : 72
  • ISBN : 3319559648
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Summary : Consciousness is a state of being awake and aware of one's self and surroundings according to the American Academy of Neurology. A conscious person is aware of things through thoughts and the five senses: sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch. In disorders of consciousness, the patient has trouble being awake, ...

Clinical Neurophysiology in Disorders of Consciousness

Clinical Neurophysiology in Disorders of Consciousness
  • Author : Andrea O. Rossetti,Steven Laureys
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-02-13
  • Total pages : 161
  • ISBN : 3319559648
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Summary : Over the past two decades, electrophysiology has undergone unprecedented changes thanks to technical improvements, which simplify measurement and analysis and allow more compact data storage. This book covers in detail the spectrum of electrophysiology applications in patients with disorders of consciousness. Its content spans from clinical aspects of the management ...

Ethical and Legal Issues in Neurology

Ethical and Legal Issues in Neurology
  • Author : Marie-Aurélie Bruno,Steven Laureys,Athena Demertzi
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2014-01-09
  • Total pages : 472
  • ISBN : 3319559648
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Summary : Patients in coma, vegetative state/unresponsive wakefulness syndrome, and in minimally conscious states pose medical, scientific, and ethical challenges. As patients with disorders of consciousness are by definition unable to communicate, the assessment of pain, quality of life, and end-of-life preferences in these conditions can only be approached by adopting ...

Brain Death Disorders of Consciousness

Brain Death   Disorders of Consciousness
  • Author : Ben Larson
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2015-11-11
  • Total pages : 98
  • ISBN : 3319559648
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Summary : This collection is the perfect reference guide & study aid for anybody who is interested in the various medical aspects of death or taking courses on brain death & disorders of consciousness. Some topics that are covered include: Locked-in syndrome, brain death, minimally conscious state, clinical death, persistent vegetative state, chronic coma & ...

Disorders of Consciousness an Issue of Neurologic Clinics

Disorders of Consciousness  an Issue of Neurologic Clinics
  • Author : G. Bryan Young
  • Publisher : Saunders
  • Release Date : 2011-11
  • Total pages : 724
  • ISBN : 3319559648
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Summary : This issue of Neurologic Clinics addresses the cognitive impact of various forms of brain injury....