Tag: vegetative state

Danny wrote about Dr. Adrian Owen’s research on awareness and patients in a vegetative state last year, while Owen was in the UK. Now he’s the Canada excellence research chair in Cognitive Neuroscience and Imaging at the University of Western …

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I ran across this article, which is a critique of this article in the Huffington Post. As a brief synopsis, the case of Mr. Betancourt, who was left in a vegetative state after cancer surgery is considered. The team of …

On the good of patients and the good of society Read More »

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This article from the BBC is remarkable.  Check out the videos as well if you have time.  There is so much we do not know about patients in this “persistent vegetative state” and instead of using starvation and dehydration, the …

Vegetative State Patients May Be Able to Communicate Read More »

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