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www.nhs.uk/conditions/coma

Recovering from a coma. A coma usually only lasts a few weeks, during which time the person may start to gradually wake up and gain consciousness, or progress into a different state of unconsciousness called a vegetative state or minimally conscious state.

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The speed of recovery from a coma depends on what caused it and the severity of damage to the brain. If the cause was a metabolic problem like diabetes that was treated with medication, a patient can come out of the coma relatively quickly. Many patients who overdose on drugs or alcohol also can recover once the substance leaves their systems.

www.webmd.com/brain/coma-types-causes-treatments-prognosis

It can be very difficult to predict recovery when a person is a coma. Every person is different and it is best to consult with your doctor. As we would expect, the longer a person is in a coma ...

www.healthpages.org/health-a-z/brain-injury-understanding-coma

Coma is common with severe brain injuries, especially injuries that affect the arousal center in the brain stem. Understanding coma can be difficult because there are many levels of coma. In general, coma is “a lack of awareness” of one’s self and surroundings.

www.healthline.com/health/diabetic-coma-recovery

A diabetic coma occurs when a person with diabetes loses consciousness. It can occur in people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. A diabetic coma occurs when blood sugar levels become either too low ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4704482

Introduction. Severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) often results in coma and subsequent disorders of consciousness such as unresponsive wakefulness syndrome (UWS) (former vegetative state)1, 2, 3 or minimally conscious state (MCS).4 The survival rate after a TBI, severe enough to cause deep coma and low Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) scores, is generally poor, even in young adults.

www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/brain-nerves-and-spinal-cord/coma

Recovering from a coma. A coma usually only lasts a few weeks, during which time the person may start to gradually wake up and gain consciousness, or progress into a different state of unconsciousness called a vegetative state or minimally conscious state.

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YOUR INTENSIVE CARE HOTLINE - How Long Does It Take To Wake Up After An Induced Coma? ... Your critically ill loved one has been in an induced coma and ventilated for 3- 7 days. If your ... pneumonia and has been on a ventilator for 8 weeks has now today had her tracheotomy removed and is well on her way to recovery even if it’ll be a long ...

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Recovery from Coma Is a Reality for Many Patients. By Liz Townsend. The diagnosis of coma has become one of the biggest battlegrounds in medical care.While some doctors insist that comatose patients will never recover and should be starved or dehydrated to death, examples of people who have emerged from comas to live full and productive lives can be found across the country.

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How long a person remains unconscious and how long they remain in the confusional state after that may help to predict how well and how quickly a person will recover. Recovery two years after brain injury. Research from the TBI Model System program, at 2 years after injury, offers information about recovery from a moderate to severe TBI.