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Brainstem Disorders and Coma: Evaluation and Monitoring Using Evoked Potentials and Brainstem Reflexes

  • B. R. Cant
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Applied Neurological Sciences book series (NEUROLOGICAL, volume 1)

Abstract

The role of auditory and somatosensory short latency evoked potentials, and brainstem reflexes, in investigating and monitoring brainstem disorders and coma, is discussed and recent developments are described.

Keywords

Brain Death Auditory Brainstem Response Severe Head Injury Evoke Potential Brainstem Lesion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. R. Cant
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Clinical NeurophysiologyAuckland HospitalAuckland 1New Zealand

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