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My grandmother of age 70 got cardiac arrest and hypoxic brain injury occured. how long it will take to recover?

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Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Well : The majority of the recovery occurs the first three or four days. Then there can be some slow recovery of brain function. You really need to ask your neurologist or intensive care doctor what they think the prognosis is and what progress she's making
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