By G. Bryan Young,Eelco F. M. Wijdicks

This quantity includes a number of issues referring to sufferers with altered degrees of attention, together with necessary alterations among problems. Neurologists, researchers, and clinicians will discover a accomplished accounting of the differences among problems that reason those altered states. starting with easy suggestions of cognizance and neurobiology, this guide progresses into extra specified and complicated components of debate, together with very important technological developments that experience happened in neuroimaging.

Neurologists who're often known as upon for prognostication and to steer administration of sufferers with those problems will locate priceless details, together with chapters discussing comatose states in teenagers and pregnant girls, encephalopathic sufferers, food issues, and vegetative and minimally wide awake states. furthermore, chapters dedicated to philosophical backgrounds and moral implications related to sufferers with impaired cognizance, are completely offered.

* A complete reference consultant that progresses from simple ideas of cognizance and neurobiology to precise, advanced themes of discussion
* worthy details on new technological developments that experience happened in neuroimaging, therefore furthering diagnostic and remedy modalities
* Philosophical and moral implications related to the connection among clinicians and sufferers with impaired degrees of consciousness

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