Auditory stimulation effect on a comatose survivor of traumatic brain injury.

@article{Jones1994AuditorySE,
  title={Auditory stimulation effect on a comatose survivor of traumatic brain injury.},
  author={Rosemary E. Jones and Karen Hux and K A Morton-Anderson and Laurie Knepper},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={1994},
  volume={75 2},
  pages={164-71}
}
The purposes of this case study were (1) to determine whether a comatose patient responded differentially to four types of auditory stimuli--voices of family members and friends, classical music, popular music, and nature sounds--and (2) to determine what physiological measures and behavioral observations best captured changes in responsiveness. The patient participated in 28 sessions that were videotaped for later behavioral analysis. During all sessions, measures were taken of pulse rate… CONTINUE READING