Book 2016

Brain Function and Responsiveness in Disorders of Consciousness

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ISBN: 978-3-319-21424-5 (Print) 978-3-319-21425-2 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-11

    Responsiveness in DoC: A Quest for Consciousness?

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    Chapter

    Pages 13-24

    Advances in the Scientific Investigation of Consciousness

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    Chapter

    Pages 25-36

    Behavioral Responsiveness in Patients with Disorders of Consciousness

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    Chapter

    Pages 37-49

    Clinical Evaluation of Residual Brain Function and Responsiveness in Disorders of Consciousness

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    Chapter

    Pages 51-65

    Measuring Consciousness Through Imaging

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    Chapter

    Pages 67-80

    Decoding Thoughts in Disorders of Consciousness

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    Chapter

    Pages 81-92

    Brain Responsiveness After Severe Brain Injury: Revolutions and Controversies

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    Chapter

    Pages 93-104

    Exploring the Neurophysiological Correlates of Loss and Recovery of Consciousness: Perturbational Complexity

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    Chapter

    Pages 105-118

    Brain Electrophysiology in Disorders of Consciousness: Diagnostic and Prognostic Utility

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    Chapter

    Pages 119-144

    The Persistent Vegetative State: Evidence That the Lower Brain Survives Because Its Neurons Intrinsically Resist Ischemia

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    Chapter

    Pages 145-155

    Responsiveness and the Autonomic Control–CNS Two-Way Interaction in Disorders of Consciousness

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    Chapter

    Pages 157-169

    The Medical Practice Impact of Functional Neuroimaging Studies in Patients with Disorders of Consciousness

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    Chapter

    Pages 171-184

    Vegetative State Two Decades After the Multi-Society Task Force (MSTF) Report

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    Chapter

    Pages 185-194

    Moving Beyond End of Life: The Ethics of Disorders of Consciousness in an Age of Discovery and Uncertainty

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    Pages 195-204

    Mesocircuit Mechanisms Underlying Recovery of Consciousness Following Severe Brain Injuries: Model and Predictions

  17. Back Matter

    Pages 205-207