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Disorders of Consciousness

A Review of Important Issues

Edited by Kamil Hakan Dogan

Selçuk University

Consciousness is a state of being awake and aware of one's self and surroundings according to the American Academy of Neurology. A conscious person is aware of things through thoughts and the five senses: sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch. In disorders of consciousness, the patient has trouble being awake, or being aware, or both. Thanks to advances in science and technology, we learn new information about diseases every day. This book includes current approaches to some important issues related to disorders of consciousness.

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Disorders of ConsciousnessA Review of Important IssuesEdited by Kamil Hakan Dogan

Published: March 4th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.78183

ISBN: 978-1-78985-308-7

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-307-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-78985-707-8

Copyright year: 2020

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1172 Total Chapter Downloads


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1. Hypoxic Brain Injury

By Zeynep Özözen Ayas, Gülgün Uncu and Demet Özbabalık Adapınar


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2. Ancillary Imaging Tests for Confirmation of Brain Death

By Sudharsana Rao Ande and Jai Jai Shiva Shankar


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3. Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus and Coma

By Demet Ilhan Algın, Gülgun Uncu, Demet Ozbabalık Adapınar and Oğuz Osman Erdinç


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4. Meningococcal Meningitis

By Trond Flægstad


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5. Healthcare-Associated Meningitis Caused by M. tuberculosis and Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria

By Ashit Bhusan Xess, Kiran Bala and Urvashi B. Singh


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