This session serves as an introduction to the history of coma and the different clinical entities after a severe brain injury. It will provide the story of a post-coma patient who recovered well and provides background on how providers assess patients in the ICU.
Patient Story: Miracle of Life: Kertisha Brabson (USA)
Education: Clinical assessment of coma in acute setting: Shraddha Mainali (USA)
Research: Historical perspective and definition of coma and disorders of consciousness (DoC): Eelco Wijdicks (USA)