Article Text

PDF

Physical and intellectual recovery following prolonged hypoxic coma.
  1. R. H. Falk
  1. Cardiology Section, Shaarei Zedek Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel.

    Abstract

    Prolonged coma resulting from hypoxic brain injury is usually associated with a dismal chance of return to independent existence. In this report a case is described of a 60 year old man who recovered and returned to work as a university professor after being in a vegetative state at least 8 weeks after a prolonged cerebral hypoxic event.

    Statistics from Altmetric.com

    Request permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.