Late recovery from the minimally conscious state

@article{Fins2007LateRF,
  title={Late recovery from the minimally conscious state},
  author={J. Fins and N. Schiff and K. Foley},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2007},
  volume={68},
  pages={304 - 307}
}
We consider the ethical and public policy implications of late recovery from the minimally conscious state in light of an Institute of Medicine exploratory meeting convened to discuss current knowledge about disorders of consciousness as well as a recently published study demonstrating axonal regrowth in a patient two decades after traumatic injury. Participants at the meeting (which included the authors) described a lack of research initiatives for basic investigations of patients in these… Expand
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