Disorders of consciousness (DOCs), including vegetative and minimally conscious states, represent a financial, medical and ethical conundrum. Recently published guidelines for the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of DOCs should lead us to reconsider our management strategies for these challenging disorders.
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Schnakers, C., Monti, M.M. Towards improving care for disorders of consciousness. Nat Rev Neurol (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41582-020-0358-y