J. C. M. Lavrijsen

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The objective of the study was the validation of the Post-Acute Level of Consciousness scale (PALOC-s) for use in assessing levels of consciousness of severe brain injured patients in a vegetative(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of prescribing medication in palliative end-of-life care should be symptom control. Data are lacking regarding the prescription of medication at the end of life. AIM To(More)
The term 'vegetative state' is most appropriate for the state which develops when patients open their eyes after a comatose phase, without regaining consciousness. The definition and the diagnostic(More)
OBJECTIVE Little is known about prevalence of persistent vegetative state/unresponsive wakefulness syndrome and comparisons between countries. The aim of this column was to explore reasons for the(More)