Cognitive deficits after traumatic coma.

@article{Azouvi2009CognitiveDA,
  title={Cognitive deficits after traumatic coma.},
  author={Philippe Azouvi and Claire Vallat-Azouvi and Ang{\'e}lique Belmont},
  journal={Progress in brain research},
  year={2009},
  volume={177},
  pages={
          89-110
        }
}
Survivors from a coma due to severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) frequently suffer from long-lasting disability, which is mainly related to cognitive deficits. Such deficits include slowed information processing, deficits of learning and memory, of attention, of working memory, and of executive functions, associated with behavioral and personality modifications. This review presents a survey of the main neuropsychological studies of patients with remote severe TBI, with special emphasis on… CONTINUE READING

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