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i'm online now. type your question here. expecting phenobarb coma tomorrow for partial seizure status. what can we expect in recovery from coma?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
COMA: What was the cause of the COMA? The reason for the COMA determines the recovery. For example a heroine addict can be in a COMA from overdose, but be back to normal mentation in minutes with narcan. However if someone had head injury or some infection causing COMA recovery can be awhile.

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Last updated Dec 9, 2016

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