Doctors communicate with ‘vegetative state’ patient
From the BBC:
They used a new brain scanning technique to ‘talk’ to the 29 year old Belgian man who damaged his brain in a car accident and has been classified as being in a vegetative state.
The patient was able to communicate “yes” and “no” using just his thoughts during a research conducted by a team from Cambridge University.
The study was published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Dr Adrian Owen, who led the team, said this is a rare case.
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