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Unformatted text preview: o His memory loss problem made it hard for him to go out and get a job Maybe there was hope for Lori Terminology Vegetative state- a person who is not responsive to voice or commands, but they have sleep wake cycles o The person is breathing most of the time by themselves o They are awake but not aware o They dont feel things, they dont hear things, their brains dont process information o They dont have cognitive capacities Coma- as if you were asleep- need to be tube fed o Temporary state that turns usually into a vegetative state 11/2 1990 center for disease control elected information for traumatic brain injuries At the moment in the US death from traffic accidents have gone down because we have better trauma care and can take care of people with brain injuries better...
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