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EEG reactivity in coma

AoS. EEG Reactivity in Coma.

The electroencephalogram (EEG) is a test of brain activity applied on Hospital Intensive Care Units (ICUs) to detect seizure activity, with up to half of ICU patients having seizures associated with their neurological condition. For this reason,

The Brief Post-Coma Scale (BPCS): an easy tool to assess responsiveness in disorders of consciousness

Brief Post-Coma Scale (BPCS). AoS

The Brief Post-Coma Scale (BPCS) is an easy diagnostic tool to differentiate patients with disorder of consciousness in the minimally conscious state (MCS) from those in unresponsive wakefulness syndrome (UWS), formerly defined as vegetative state (VS). The