WCD Topic 1: Introduction to Coma

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)

In the event’s local time