194 Results for Persistent Vegetative State

  1. Do People in a Persistent Vegetative State Have Higher Cognitive Function? Maybe Not!

    ...ARTICLE IN BRIEFA re-analysis of data from a 2011The Lancetstudy finding EEG-detected awareness in patients in a persistent vegetative state raises questions about the methodology and findings of the original paper.DR

    • Talan, Jamie
    • Neurology Today
    • March 07, 2013
  2. THE PUZZLE OF DONALD HERBERT: THE LATEST BRAIN INJURY CASE TO MAKE NEWS

    ... prior to his recovery. Was it minimal consciousness? Akinetic mutism? Or something else?IS IT PVS?In public statements, Dr. Ahmed has referred to Mr. Herbert's condition as “almost a persistent vegetative state,” but...

    • Shaw, Gina
    • Neurology Today
    • July 01, 2005
  3. LATEST RIGHT‐TO‐DIE CASE REVIVES OLD DEBATE – AND IMPORTANT LESSONS FOR NEUROLOGISTS

    ... recruiting poster in the right-to-life war.Terri Schiavo's 13 years as a patient in persistent vegetative state is a cautionary tale for society in general and neurologists in particular, according to Michael A....

    • Peck, Peggy
    • Neurology Today
    • January 01, 2004
  4. STATES CONSIDER TOUGHER TERMINATION LAWS FOR PVS CASES

    ... states would restrict these decisions and require hospitals to continue providing artificial nutrition and hydration (ANH) to patients in a persistent vegetative state (PVS), regardless of advance directives of a...

    • Samson, Kurt
    • Neurology Today
    • May 02, 2006
  5. New Functional Imaging Study of PVS Sheds Light on Nature of Consciousness

    ...ARTICLE IN BRIEFA new study in patients in a persistent vegetative state strengthens the case for functional neuroimaging as a complement to bedside diagnosis in this patient population, and sheds light on the neural

    • ROBINSON, RICHARD
    • Neurology Today
    • February 04, 2010
  6. IMAGING AWARENESS IN THE VEGETATIVE STATE PROMPTS QUESTIONS ABOUT CLINICAL ASSESSMENT

    ...ARTICLE IN BRIEF✓ The fMRI studies of a patient who had been assessed to be in a vegetative state after a car accident showed patterns indistinguishable from healthy volunteers when she was asked to imagine doing...

    • Hurley, Dan
    • Neurology Today
    • October 17, 2006