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Title Coma and disorders of consciousness / Caroline Schnakers, Steven Laureys, editors
Edition Second edition
Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2018]


Description 1 online resource
Contents Consciousness theories -- Behavioral assessment and diagnosis of disorders of consciousness -- Prognosis in disorders of consciousness -- Neuroimaging in disorders of consciousness -- Electrophysiology in disorders of consciousness -- Caregivers burnout in disorders of consciousness -- Spasticity in disorders of consciousness -- Feasibility of oral feeding in patients with disorders of consciousness -- Sleep in disorders of consciousness -- Sensory stimulation program -- Pharmacological treatments -- Neuromodulation treatments -- Long term care in disorders of consciousness -- Ethics in disorders of consciousness -- Near Death Experience -- Future perspectives of clinical coma science
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 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed September 13, 2017)
Subject Coma.
Coma -- Treatment
Coma -- Patients -- Rehabilitation
Consciousness Disorders
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Coma -- Treatment
Form Electronic book
Author Schnakers, Caroline, editor.
Laureys, Steven, editor.
ISBN 9783319559643