December 8, 2017
When would your doctor decide to put you in a coma?
If you’ve seen any soap opera, you’d know that coma’s are a popular device in television to create a sense of drama. In real life, though, a coma can also be a necessary tool to save your life, and not everyone in a coma is unconscious because of a condition or disease: sometimes doctors need to induce a coma to save your life. What is a coma? Being put into a coma isn’t a standard medical procedure. Doctors only turn to a medically induced coma when all other options have been exhausted – because your brain has responded to trauma…Read More