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  1. Outcomes of children in a persistent vegetative state.

    Article - En anglais

    Objectives

    To determine the long-term outcomes and resource utilization of children discharged home in a vegetative state following neurologic injury.

    Design

    A case series.

    Setting

    Patient's homes.

    Patients

    Twenty children discharged from acute and chronic care hospitals with a diagnosis and discharge examination consistent with the vegetative state.

    Interventions

    Home care delivered, in part, by registered nurses.

    Measurements

    Assessed outcomes included survival/death, mental status, functional status, costs, and personnel requirements and technologies used for home care.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Traumatisme, Crânioencéphalique, Etat végétatif, Pronostic, Enfant, Homme, Etude statistique, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Encéphale pathologie, Système nerveux pathologie, Trouble neurologique, Trouble conscience, Coma

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Trauma, Craniocerebral, Vegetative state, Prognosis, Child, Human, Statistical study, United States, North America, America, Cerebral disorder, Nervous system diseases, Neurological disorder, Consciousness impairment, Coma

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0110054

    Code Inist : 002B27B11. Création : 199406.