Coma and Disorders of Consciousness


ISBN: 978-1-4471-2439-9 (Print) 978-1-4471-2440-5 (Online)
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Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

  2. Book Chapter

    Pages 1-10

    Behavioral Assessment and Diagnosis of Disorders of Consciousness

  3. Book Chapter

    Pages 11-23

    Prognosis of Patients with Altered State of Consciousness

  4. Book Chapter

    Pages 25-34

    Functional Imaging and Impaired Consciousness

  5. Book Chapter

    Pages 35-43

    Multivariate Pattern Recognition Analysis: Brain Decoding

  6. Book Chapter

    Pages 45-54

    Spectroscopy and Diffusion Tensor Imaging in Disorders of Consciousness

  7. Book Chapter

    Pages 55-66

    Electrophysiology and Disorders of Consciousness

  8. Book Chapter

    Pages 67-78

    Brain-Computer Interface: A Communication Aid?

  9. Book Chapter

    Pages 79-84

    Using Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to Measure Cerebral Connectivity in Patients with Disorders of Consciousness

  10. Book Chapter

    Pages 85-95

    Sleep in Disorders of Consciousness

  11. Book Chapter

    Pages 97-103

    Sensory Stimulation Program

  12. Book Chapter

    Pages 105-120

    Feasibility of Oral Feeding in Patients with Disorders of Consciousness

  13. Book Chapter

    Pages 121-138

    Pharmacological Treatments

  14. Book Chapter

    Pages 139-146

    Deep Brain Stimulation

  15. Book Chapter

    Pages 147-154

    The Ethics of Managing Disorders of Consciousness

  16. Book Chapter

    Pages 155-162

    Future Perspectives of Clinical Coma Science

  17. Back Matter

    Pages 163-169