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What's the treatment for coma?

Coma is a medical emergency, and attention must first be directed to maintaining the patient's respiration and circulation, using intubation and ventilation, administration of intravenous fluids or blood as needed, and other supportive care. If head trama has not been excluded, the neck should be stablized in the event of fracture. It is obviously extremely important for a physician to determine quickly the cause of a coma, so that potentially reversible conditions are treated immediately. For example, an infection may be treated with antibiotics; a brain tumor may be removed; and brain swelling from an injury can be reduced with certain medications. Various metabolic disorders can be addressed by supplying the individual with the correct amount of oxygen, glucose, or sodium; by treating the underlying disease in liver disease, asthma, or diabetes; and by halting seizures with medication. Because of their low incidence of side effects and potential for prompt reversal of coma in certain conditions, glucose, the B-vitamin thiamine, and Narcan (to counteract any narcotic-type drugs) are routinely given.

More information on coma

What is coma? - Coma is a state of extreme unresponsiveness, in which an individual exhibits no voluntary movement or behavior.
What causes coma? - Coma is the result of something that interferes with the functioning of the cerebral cortex and/or the functioning of the structures which make up the RAS.
What're the symptoms of coma? - Coma involves the loss of awareness of self and the surrounding environment. Patients are alive but unable to move or respond to their environment.
How is coma diagnosed? - Glasgow Coma Scale is a system of examining a comatose patient. It is helpful for evaluating the depth of the coma, tracking the patient's progress.
What's the treatment for coma? - Coma is a medical emergency, and attention must first be directed to maintaining the patient's respiration and circulation.
What's the prognosis of coma? - Outcome from a coma is quite variable and depends a great deal on the cause and duration of the coma.
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