Chapter 32. Minimally Conscious State—After Large, Multifocal Strokes[1–10]

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

Published Online: 4 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322972.ch32

Clinical Electrophysiology

Clinical Electrophysiology

How to Cite

Kaplan, P. W. and Nguyen, T. (2010) Minimally Conscious State—After Large, Multifocal Strokes[1–10], in Clinical Electrophysiology, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322972.ch32

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:

  • Minimally conscious state—after large, multifocal strokes;
  • Clinical Correlates - Movement below the neck may be reflexive;
  • Clinical Evaluation - Examine the brainstem reflexes and look for reactivity to stimuli;
  • “locked-in syndrome (LIS)”;
  • EEG - right frontal, parietal, basal ganglia, and left frontal lobes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Clinical Correlates

  • Etiology

  • Clinical Evaluation

  • Ancillary Testing

  • EEG

  • Prognosis

  • Treatment

  • References