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My father is in deep coma. Is there any treatment to increase his response ?

MY FATHER WAS CARDIAC ARRESTED 2 MONTHS AGO ,resuscitation done to him, now hi is comatosed from that date till now,his GCS 5/15 , on trachestomy tube, N/G tube feeding ,heamodynamically stable my question is there any specific treatment can help him to increase his response, to be fully consiouse??... he is still in deep coma and MRI, CT scan of the brain ,done and there is no evidence of any thing,,, EEG shows slow brain activity NOW he is on: I.V fluids,, antibiotics,, physiotherapy.
Asked On : Mon, 25 Apr 2011
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Answered: Mon, 25 Apr 2011
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EEG shows there is no brain death while your father seems to me he had prolonged resuscitation that's why his brain was affected by Interruption of oxygen resulting in a coma,,

we are sorry did not help you as you expect,,,

my advice to you to get help from an expert in neurology In the near future

Answered: Thu, 28 Apr 2011
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