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Automated System Could Monitor Drug-Induced Comas Accurately
2013-11-01 10:32:56

A patient with a traumatic brain injury will sometimes be placed into a medically-induced coma, which allows the brain time to heal and dangerous swelling to subside. Brought about through the use of anesthesia drugs, medically-induced comas can last for days.

2012-02-10 18:32:17

A distinctive pattern of brain activity associated with conditions including deep anesthesia, coma and congenital brain disorders appears to represent the brain's shift into a protective, low-activity state in response to reduced metabolic energy.

2006-01-13 06:12:44

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's doctors are worried that they have not yet been able to wake him from an induced coma after he suffered a massive stroke, an Israeli news Web site reported on Friday.

2006-01-13 05:55:03

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Prime Minister Minister Ariel Sharon's doctors are worried that they have not yet been able to wake him from an induced coma after he suffered a massive stroke, an Israeli news Web site reported on Friday.

2006-01-09 02:57:35

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Doctors began efforts to bring Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon out of an induced coma on Monday to assess brain damage and his chances of survival after a massive stroke last week, a hospital official said. "The process has started," the official said.

2006-01-06 05:06:31

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Surgeons operated on Prime Minister Ariel Sharon on Friday to try to stem fresh bleeding in his brain, Israel's Channel Two television reported.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.