Relationship between etiology and covert cognition in the minimally conscious state.

  title={Relationship between etiology and covert cognition in the minimally conscious state.},
  author={D. Alan Cruse and Srivas Chennu and Camille Chatelle and Davinia Fern{\'a}ndez-Espejo and Trist{\'a}n Bekinschtein and John D. Pickard and Steven Laureys and Adrian M. Owen},
  volume={78 11},
OBJECTIVES Functional neuroimaging has shown that the absence of externally observable signs of consciousness and cognition in severely brain-injured patients does not necessarily indicate the true absence of such abilities. However, relative to traumatic brain injury, nontraumatic injury is known to be associated with a reduced likelihood of regaining overtly measurable levels of consciousness. We investigated the relationships between etiology and both overt and covert cognitive abilities in… CONTINUE READING
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