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COVID-19 patients with consciousness disorders highly likely to recover, study finds

Patients with COVID-19 who have disorders of consciousness (COVID-DoC) are highly likely to reawaken and recover from disability, US neurologists say. Their study of 12 hospitalised COVID-19 patients in comas, vegetative or minimally conscious states saw 11 regain consciousness within 25 days of continuous intravenous sedation cessation. All eight discharged patients were cognitively impaired and ...

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