6 Awful Realities of Falling Into (and out of) a Coma

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6 Awful Realities of Falling Into (and out of) a Coma

Postby jbobsully11 » Tue May 12, 2015 1:27 pm

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Thoughts? I vaguely knew there were different levels of consciousness in coma patients, but it was still somewhat surprising to read that part.
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Re: 6 Awful Realities of Falling Into (and out of) a Coma

Postby Jack Road » Tue May 12, 2015 1:50 pm

Coma patients are weird. I often wish every single person who believes in a soul had to come witness a post-coma patient. We get people that had allergies and now don't, people that hated spinach and now love it, people that were easy-going and now super controlling, vice-versa, people that believe in ghosts and now don't, people bad at math and now great at it.

Comas are weird.
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Re: 6 Awful Realities of Falling Into (and out of) a Coma

Postby sunglasses » Tue May 12, 2015 1:53 pm

Yeahhhh, about that. If he was up and walking, the medical community would not have considered him in a coma. We would have said his level of consciousness was decreased, and neurologically not intact.

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-cond ... n-20028567

I mean, what he's describing towards the end is not a coma. If we're splitting hairs.
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Re: 6 Awful Realities of Falling Into (and out of) a Coma

Postby NathanLoiselle » Tue May 12, 2015 10:03 pm

Dammit Sunglasses! You know the rules. Don't disagree with Cracked.
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