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Descriptor English:   Persistent Vegetative State 
Descriptor Spanish:   Estado Vegetativo Persistente 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Estado Vegetativo Persistente 
Synonyms English:   Minimally Conscious State
Minimally Conscious States
PVS (Persistent Vegetative State)
PVSs (Persistent Vegetative State)
Permanent Vegetative State
Permanent Vegetative States
Persistent Unawareness State
Persistent Unawareness States
Persistent Vegetative States
Post Comatose Unawareness State
Post Traumatic Unawareness State
Post Traumatic Vegetative State
Post-Comatose Unawareness State
Post-Comatose Unawareness States
Post-Traumatic Unawareness State
Post-Traumatic Unawareness States
Post-Traumatic Unawareness, Prolonged
Post-Traumatic Unawarenesses, Prolonged
Post-Traumatic Vegetative State
Post-Traumatic Vegetative States
Postcomatose Unawareness State
Postcomatose Unawareness States
Posttraumatic Unawareness State
Posttraumatic Unawareness States
Prolonged Post Traumatic Unawareness
Prolonged Post-Traumatic Unawareness
Prolonged Post-Traumatic Unawarenesses
State, Minimally Conscious
State, Permanent Vegetative
State, Persistent Unawareness
State, Persistent Vegetative
State, Post-Comatose Unawareness
State, Post-Traumatic Unawareness
State, Post-Traumatic Vegetative
State, Postcomatose Unawareness
State, Posttraumatic Unawareness
State, Transient Vegetative
State, Vegetative
States, Minimally Conscious
States, Permanent Vegetative
States, Persistent Unawareness
States, Persistent Vegetative
States, Post-Comatose Unawareness
States, Post-Traumatic Unawareness
States, Post-Traumatic Vegetative
States, Postcomatose Unawareness
States, Posttraumatic Unawareness
States, Transient Vegetative
States, Vegetative
Transient Vegetative State
Transient Vegetative States
Unawareness State, Persistent
Unawareness State, Post-Comatose
Unawareness State, Post-Traumatic
Unawareness State, Postcomatose
Unawareness State, Posttraumatic
Unawareness States, Persistent
Unawareness States, Post-Comatose
Unawareness States, Post-Traumatic
Unawareness States, Postcomatose
Unawareness States, Posttraumatic
Unawareness, Prolonged Post-Traumatic
Unawarenesses, Prolonged Post-Traumatic
Vegetative State
Vegetative State, Permanent
Vegetative State, Persistent
Vegetative State, Post-Traumatic
Vegetative State, Transient
Vegetative States
Vegetative States, Permanent
Vegetative States, Persistent
Vegetative States, Post-Traumatic
Vegetative States, Transient  
Tree Number:   C10.228.140.140.627
C10.597.606.358.800.400
C23.888.592.604.359.800.400
Definition English:   Vegetative state refers to the neurocognitive status of individuals with severe brain damage, in whom physiologic functions (sleep-wake cycles, autonomic control, and breathing) persist, but awareness (including all cognitive function and emotion) is abolished. 
Indexing Annotation English:   see also AKINETIC MUTISM
See Related English:   Akinetic Mutism
Coma
 
History Note English:   1995; VEGETATIVE STATE was see COMA 1980-1994 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   32090 
Unique Identifier:   D018458 

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