Questions tagged [coma-comatose]

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How the brain would recover by itself?

After reading this story about Terry Wallis and how his brain worked to self recovery, what are the medical/scientific conclusions and theories that we can collect from his medical status and what we ...
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Can a pregnant woman in a coma still be able to give a vaginal birth? Will her body instinctively contract?

Assuming a pregnant lady who is in a comatose state is in the hospital and hooked to IV's and such (and under the watchful eye of the doctor), would her body instinctively contract to the degree where ...
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How to combat muscular atrophy while in coma?

Muscles start to deteriorate without use, so without the person consciously moving a body part or flexing, can muscle tissue degeneration be stopped or at least decelerated by administering something, ...