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ICU Protocols pp 243-248 | Cite as

Coma

  • Kayanoosh Kadapatti
  • Shivakumar Iyer
Chapter

Abstract

The comatose patient in the ICU poses a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge to the physician. A broad range of differential diagnoses necessitate a systematic approach and judicious use of investigation in these patients.

Keywords

Status Epilepticus Glasgow Coma Scale Brain Death Malignant Hyperthermia Comatose Patient 
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© Springer India 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Critical CareUnit Jehangir HospitalPuneIndia
  2. 2.Department of Intensive Care UnitSahyadri Specialty HospitalPuneIndia

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