Autonomic, EEG, and behavioral arousal signs in a PVS case after Zolpidem intake.

@article{Machado2011AutonomicEA,
  title={Autonomic, EEG, and behavioral arousal signs in a PVS case after Zolpidem intake.},
  author={Calixto Machado and Mario Est{\'e}vez and Jes{\'u}s P{\'e}rez-Nellar and Joel Guti{\'e}rrez and Rafael Enriquez Rodriguez and Maylen Carballo and Mauricio Chinchilla and Andr{\'e}s Machado and Liana Portela and Maria C Garc{\'i}a-Roca and Carlos Beltr{\'a}n},
  journal={The Canadian journal of neurological sciences. Le journal canadien des sciences neurologiques},
  year={2011},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={341-4}
}
the paradoxical “arousing” effect of Zolpidem, a highly selective nonbenzodiazepine gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA) agonist acting on the [omega]-1 site of the GABA A receptor, in persistent vegetative state (PVS), in minimally conscious state (MCS) patients, ischemic stroke cases, after brain injury, and in patients suffering hypoxic encephalopathy.1 We describe here this paradoxical arousing effect in a PVS case assessing autonomic, electroencephalographic (EEG), and behavioral changes, after… CONTINUE READING

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