Movies don’t get coma right

Some of “coma effects” probably doesn’t film well:

Not showing typical coma-related effects such as muscle wasting, bed sores and incontinence may be a conscious decision on the part of filmmakers to “maximize entertainment but is a disservice to the viewer,” they write in the journal Neurology.

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  • Anonymous

    I once had a family ask in all seriousness when their brain dead family member could get a brain transplant.. Even after lengthy explanation they were still skeptical that we had some hidden agenda and were writing them off and not giveng full maximum attention and care.

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