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Difference between Brain Death, Coma and Vegetative State

Difference between Brain Death, Coma and Vegetative State

Difference between Brain Death, Coma and Vegetative State Brain death is often confused with other seemingly similar conditions, such as coma and vegetative state. The characteristics of each condition are described below. Brain death Brain death is the irreversible cessation of all brain functions, including the brainstem. A brain-dead person is dead, with no possibility of revival. Once the brain… Leer más »Difference between Brain Death, Coma and Vegetative State