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. Mar-Apr 2017;65(2):250-252.
doi: 10.4103/neuroindia.NI_1110_16.

Description of Coma and Coma Arousal Therapy in Caraka Saṁhitā and Its Corollary in Modern Medicine

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Description of Coma and Coma Arousal Therapy in Caraka Saṁhitā and Its Corollary in Modern Medicine

Dhaval Shukla. Neurol India. .
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Abstract

The description of coma and coma arousal therapy in Caraka Saṁhitā is described in sṁtra 24, verses 42-53. It describes the definition of coma, differential diagnosis of coma from other disorders of consciousness, signs of coma, etiology of coma, coma arousal therapy, and emergence from coma. The similarities and differences of these aspects of coma from the perspective of its interpretation in modern medicine are discussed in this article.

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