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17 Former Hospital Patients Reveal What It Felt Like To Be In A Coma

17 Former Hospital Patients Reveal What It Felt Like To Be In A Coma

1. He’s now paralyzed I was in a near-fatal motorcycle accident. I was never really in a “coma” but I was out for a few days. Mainly because of trauma, surgery and drugs. I don’t know if I had just listened to this song before my crash or something, but I was living a version of the song “Pursuit of Happiness” by Kid Cudi. They were giving me large doses of dilaudid nonstop because of all my injur... »

Does It Matter What A Doctor Wears?

Does It Matter What A Doctor Wears?

Absolutley. People trust doctors more when they wear that white coat: Purpose There are very few studies about the impact of physicians’ attire on patients’ confidence and trust. The objective of this study was to determine whether the way a doctor dresses is an important factor in the degree of trust and confidence among respondents. Methods A cross-sectional descriptive study using survey method... »

World's First Head Transplant Will Use Virtual Reality To Prepare Patients

World’s First Head Transplant Will Use Virtual Reality To Prepare Patients

Sergio Canavero’s plans to carry out the world’s first head transplant surgery sounds more like a science-fiction novel each time it makes the news. The media-savvy neurosurgeon has recently revealed that his team will use virtual reality (VR) to help the patient transition to their “new world” after the surgery. Dr Canavero hopes to pull off this head transplant procedure ... »

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