The vegetative state

Published on : Thematic : End of life / Unclassified Teaching cards Temps de lecture : 3 min.


The term "vegetative state" means the state of a patient whose level of brain activity is sufficient to direct the basic, vital functions of his or her organism without however enabling proper conscious thought and interaction with his or her environment. 

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