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Neuro Coma Vs Brain Death Vs Vegetative

Coma: total slumber, has degrees depicted in Glasgow scale

Brain Death: Not arousable+No brain stem functions (respirations and brain stem reflexes) (life cannot be sustained without advanced life support methods(e.g. ventilator)

Vegetative: Arousable, in fact has waking and sleeping cycles, may cry, scratch, sneezes, but doesnt function (no eating, no urination/defecation control)

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brain stem death means ( vegetative ) ??

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no in vegetative state brain stem is reserved and it is functioning..the probem in the cortex
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how can i diagnose brainstem death ??
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