Vegetative State -- Background and Ethics
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 1997 November; 90(11): 593-596
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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 ...
Andrews, Keith (1993-06-12)Physicians responsible for the long term management of patients in the persistent vegetative state face several problems. These include deciding whether tube feeding is treatment or nutritional care, whether withdrawal ...