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CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Examination of the unconscious patient

Reviewed and revised 30 March 2015 OVERVIEW Coma Coma is a state of unconsciousness caused by temporary or permanent impairment of the ascending reticular system in the brainstem, or both cerebral hemispheres. The key components of the neurological examination of…

Adolph Kussmaul

Biography Born 22 February 1822 Graben, Germany. Son to Philip Jacob Kussmaul (physician) and grandson to 1857 – Professor of Medicine, Heidelberg 1859 – Professor of Medicine, Erlangen 1863 – Professor of Medicine, Freiburg im Breisgau 1876 – Professor of…