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what's the difference between unconsciousness and a coma?
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Dr. Lawrence Smith answered
29 years experience Clinical Psychology
Same Thing: Coma and unconsciousness are ways of saying the same thing. They both refer to a state that is often caused by serious injury, especially to the head. There are depths or levels of coma/unconsciousness, which are assessed by using neurological rating scales.
Answered on Dec 9, 2018
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