Defining a 'Persistent Vegetative State' NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Dr. James Bernat, a professor of neurology at Dartmouth Medical School, about the medical definition of a "persistent vegetative state," how people are diagnosed and treated, and the state of research into this area.
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Defining a 'Persistent Vegetative State'

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Defining a 'Persistent Vegetative State'

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Defining a 'Persistent Vegetative State'

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NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Dr. James Bernat, a professor of neurology at Dartmouth Medical School, about the medical definition of a "persistent vegetative state," how people are diagnosed and treated, and the state of research into this area.