Problems Concerning the Structure of Consciousness

  • Karl H. Pribram

Abstract

While still in the practice of neurosurgery, I was called one day to consult on a case some 200 miles distant. A 14-year-old girl had fallen from a rapidly moving automobile when its rear door inadvertently opened. She had lacerated her scalp badly, and, when the emergency procedures to stop the bleeding were accomplished, I was called, because the family physician was afraid that the patient’s head injury would become exacerbated by the additional trauma of a long trip by ambulance. I was informed that the girl’s condition was critical and that everyone feared she was moribund.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Karl H. Pribram
    • 1
  1. 1.Stanford UniversityUSA

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