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A moving, literate chronicle by his wife of Professor Moshe Goshen-Gottstein's incredible recovery from a 4-month coma that followed severe hypotension after coronary-artery bypass surgery. Her story and reflections illuminate powerfully both the problems of the patient and the responsibilities of families. The "Postscript" is Professor Goshen-Gottstein's view of his experience: the days before surgery, the sensations and problems of recovery, and the meaning of the episode in his life. Appendix B is the author's advice to the families of persons in coma. This chronicle was intended for a wide audience, but it should be read by all medical students,
Recalled to Life: The Story of a Coma. Ann Intern Med. 1991;114:523. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-114-6-523_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1991;114(6):523.
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