The Impact of Contemporary Neurotechnology on Diagnosing and Treating Patients with Disorders of Consciousness - A Review
2013 (English)In: International Journal of Clinical Therapeutics and Diagnosis, ISSN 2332-2926, Vol. 1, no 2, 12-19 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Disorders of consciousness, especially Vegetative State, are assessed from a theoretical (historical and ethical) and empirical (neuroscientific) points of view, through a review of the most relevant recent literature. Both the potentiality of neuroscientific investigation and the limitations of its clinical (diagnostic and prognostic) application are underlined, showing the urgency of a collaboration between science, law and ethics in order to define the most appropriate nosography and to ensure the best therapy to patients with disorders of consciousness.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013. Vol. 1, no 2, 12-19 p.
Neuroethics; Consciousness; Neuroscience; Brain
Medical Ethics Neurology Ethics Philosophy
Research subject Neuroscience
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-280390DOI: 10.19070/2332-2926-130003OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-280390DiVA: diva2:910688