Chapter 29. Clinical Definitions of Impaired Responsiveness[1–11]

  1. Peter W. Kaplan MB, FRCP1 and
  2. Thien Nguyen MD, PhD2

Published Online: 4 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322972.ch29

Clinical Electrophysiology

Clinical Electrophysiology

How to Cite

Kaplan, P. W. and Nguyen, T. (2010) Clinical Definitions of Impaired Responsiveness[1–11], in Clinical Electrophysiology, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322972.ch29

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Neurology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine & Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MA, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Neurology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine & The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 SEP 2010
  2. Published Print: 8 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405185295

Online ISBN: 9781444322972

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Keywords:

  • Clinical definitions of impaired responsiveness;
  • cardiorespiratory arrests (CRAs);
  • Minimally conscious and awake: minimally conscious states;
  • functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI);
  • Somatosensory evoked potentials (SSEPs);
  • Electrophysiological investigations of deeper levels of impaired responsiveness—diagnosis and prognosis;
  • single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT);
  • Prognosis using electrophysiology;
  • “Functional” electrophysiology and functional imaging evaluation of impaired responsiveness

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • References