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Uncle is unconscious in hosp. for 9 days. still not open his eyes. he is after resuscitation. pupils respond to light. Can be his brain heavy damaged?

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Although miraculous recoveries can occur, your uncle likely has sustained significant hypoxic and ischemic brain damage.
An EEG could be useful in assessing level of brain activity. Neurological exam might pinpoint extent of potential function. Have a conference with involved medical team.

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Although miraculous recoveries can occur, your uncle likely has sustained significant hypoxic and ischemic brain damage.
An EEG could be useful in assessing level of brain activity. Neurological exam might pinpoint extent of potential function. Have a conference with involved medical team.
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