Tilt Table Therapies for Patients with Severe Disorders of Consciousness: A Randomized, Controlled Trial

@inproceedings{Krewer2015TiltTT,
  title={Tilt Table Therapies for Patients with Severe Disorders of Consciousness: A Randomized, Controlled Trial},
  author={Carmen Krewer and Marianne S Luther and Eberhard Koenig and Friedemann Mueller and Stefan Glasauer},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
One major aim of the neurological rehabilitation of patients with severe disorders of consciousness (DOC) is to enhance patients' arousal and ability to communicate. Mobilization into a standing position by means of a tilt table has been shown to improve their arousal and awareness. However, due to the frequent occurrence of syncopes on a tilt table, it is easier to accomplish verticalization using a tilt table with an integrated stepping device. The objective of this randomized controlled… CONTINUE READING