WCD Topic 5: Prognosis

This session will focus on the prognosis and recovery of coma patients and how we manage them. It also features the case of a patient who was diagnosed as brain dead, but still lived for many years, as well as an assessment of the current factors that we can take into account to predict the outcome of a patient.

Patient Story: The Jahi McMath case: Calixto Machado (Cuba)

Education: Prognosis of coma and DoC after acute brain injury: Anna Estraneo (Italy)

Research: Hope for the future: genomic and biomarkers of recovery in DoC: Sheila Alexander (USA)

In the event’s local time