"Coma" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A profound state of unconsciousness associated with depressed cerebral activity from which the individual cannot be aroused. Coma generally occurs when there is dysfunction or injury involving both cerebral hemispheres or the brain stem RETICULAR FORMATION.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Coma" by people in Profiles.
Machine Learning for Early Detection of Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Injury After Cardiac Arrest. Neurocrit Care. 2022 06; 36(3):974-982.
Determination of Brain Death/Death by Neurologic Criteria: The World Brain Death Project. JAMA. 2020 Sep 15; 324(11):1078-1097.
Acute kidney injury after out of hospital pediatric cardiac arrest. Resuscitation. 2018 10; 131:63-68.
A Woman in Her 30s Whose Family Becomes Distrustful After an Initial Prognosis Proves Inaccurate. Chest. 2016 Apr; 149(4):e115-7.
Where was I when I was in a coma? Intensive Care Med. 2015 Nov; 41(11):1971-2.
Fatality after inhalation of methanol-containing paint stripper. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2015 May; 53(4):411.
Neurologist versus machine: is the pupillometer better than the naked eye in detecting pupillary reactivity. Neurocrit Care. 2014 Oct; 21(2):309-11.
Therapeutic hypothermia reduces middle cerebral artery flow velocity in patients with severe aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Neurocrit Care. 2014 Apr; 20(2):255-62.
Considerations on "a pilot study of transcranial Doppler-guided initial resuscitation of traumatic and non-traumatic comatose patients". Minerva Anestesiol. 2014 Sep; 80(9):983.
Role of barbiturate coma in the management of focally induced, severe cerebral edema in children. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2013 Jul; 12(1):37-43.