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What's the difference between being in a vegetable state and being in a coma?

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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
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In brief: Nothing

Those are two common terms for the same thing.

In brief: Nothing

Those are two common terms for the same thing.
Dr. Gregory Hines
Dr. Gregory Hines
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In brief: Many

Coma means no purposeful response to pain.
Veg. State means your higher brain functions are impaired, pt. Could be conscious.

In brief: Many

Coma means no purposeful response to pain.
Veg. State means your higher brain functions are impaired, pt. Could be conscious.
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
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