- Consolidates the most recent developments in a challenging but very interesting area
- Highlights the ground-breaking clinical work of the Coma Science Group
- Highlights the use of the latest multimodal imaging techniques in the assessment, evaluation and diagnosis of disorders of consciousness and the potential for neurorehabilitative treatment strategies
This revised and expanded second edition discusses the assessment and treatment of patients recovering from coma and disorders of consciousness. Besides diagnostic, prognostic and ethical issues, this book describes well-established techniques and procedures, and also techniques under development. New chapters include consciousness theories, issues relating to long-term care, and neuromodulation treatments.
Coma and Disorders of Consciousness, Second Edition is a comprehensive review of the field for clinicians and researchers, regardless of whether they are already familiar with the difficult but exciting field of disorders of consciousness.
Caroline Schnakers and Steven Laureys
Coma Science Group
Cyclotron Research Centre
University of Liege