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What happens to a coma patient when you stop the life support machine?

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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: Depends

It really depends on whether the brains respiratory center has been damaged and the extent of the damage.
Many people with coma still have spontaneous respirations and do not need life support to continue their breathing.

In brief: Depends

It really depends on whether the brains respiratory center has been damaged and the extent of the damage.
Many people with coma still have spontaneous respirations and do not need life support to continue their breathing.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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