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Ethics & Health Policy of Dialyzing a Patient in a Persistent Vegetative State by Thaddeus Pope Doctor of Philosophy discuss how continued dialysis violates ethical and legal principles of care in patients in a persistent vegetative state. Professional guidelines have long recommended against offering dialysis to such patients...
Ariel Sharon - Significant Brain Activity Detected after 7 Years in Vegetative State by Thaddeus Pope Doctor of Philosophy Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has been in a persistent vegetative state since suffering a massive stroke in 2006.  But now doctors say they have observed "significant brain activity...
Penn State Study Found Hiding Vegetables in Kids’ Foods Can Increase Vegetable Intake by Baby Mum-Mum .. Patient Expert While we know kids should eat their vegetables, it is not always the easiest task to accomplish. Parents can increase veggie options at meals or snack time, but for some kids just the sight of broccoli...
Irvin Madrid - Hospital Unilaterally Disconnects Ventilator by Thaddeus Pope Doctor of Philosophy Irvin Madrid had been in a persistent vegetative state for 17 months, since February 2010.  By late June 2011, providers at the Nebraska Medical Center unanimously decided...
PVS Seen as State Worse than Death by Thaddeus Pope Doctor of Philosophy Patients in persistent vegetative state (PVS) may be biologically alive, but experiments... as a state curiously more dead than dead.  The results of the experiments were just published online...
A Vegetative State of Mind by Ali Patient ExpertFacebook Just a quick quip in to this controversial topic, a "vegetative state". Remember, if you've..., vegetative state. There have also been numerous cases in the court systems, even some spotlighted...
Flashback Friday: Vegetative State of Mind by Ali Patient ExpertFacebook , as well as many other devastating neurological conditions and traumatic brain injuries A Vegetative State... topic, a "vegetative state". Remember, if you've been following all along, that one published definition...
Conversations possible with vegetative state patients by Thaddeus Pope Doctor of Philosophy awareness in patients diagnosed in the vegetative state with a similar degree of accuracy to other methods... of the vegetative state. ...
Awareness in the Vegetative State - 3 Presentations at University of Minnesota by Thaddeus Pope Doctor of Philosophy .   The Search For Consciousness: Detecting Awareness in the Vegetative State Detecting Awareness in the Vegetative State: Ethical Challenges and Scientific Solutions When Thoughts Become Actions: Functional...
Patient in Vegetative State Not Just Aware but Actually Paying Attention by Thaddeus Pope Doctor of Philosophy " in Neuroimage: Clinical . A patient in a seemingly vegetative state, unable to move or speak, showed signs... in the vegetative and minimally conscious states, we are progressively building up a fuller picture of the sensory...

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