Chapter

“Comatose”

Eelco F. M. Wijdicks

in The Practice of Emergency and Critical Care Neurology

Published on behalf of © Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Published in print May 2010 | ISBN: 9780195394023
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199323050 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195394023.003.0012
“Comatose”

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Chapter 12 discusses the systematic evaluation of comatose patients, and special consideration is given to accidental and self-inflicted poisoning and illicit drug overdoses, which are common in the emergency department (ED) and thus receive proportionally more attention in this chapter.

Chapter.  15872 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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