Recovery From Persistent Vegetative State? : The Case of Carrie Coons
HASTINGS CENTER REPORT 19(4): 14-15, July-August 1989
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Steinbock, Bonnie (1989)How reliable is a diagnosis of irreversible unconsciousness? In a unique case in New York, a state Supreme Court judge vacated an order allowing removal of life-sustaining treatment after Carrie Coons showed signs of recovery ...
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Andrews, Keith (1993-06-12)A retrospective review was made of the case notes of 43 consecutive patients admitted to a unit specialising in the rehabilitation of people in the persistent vegetative state. Eleven of these patients regained awareness four ...