Table 1

Auditory localisation according to diagnosis and aetiology
Diagnosis Localisation response Aetiology Total
Own name Bell Both None Traumatic Non traumatic
VS/UWS 4 (5%) 1 (1%) 4 (5%) 38 (44%) 26 (30%) 21 (25%) 47
MCS 13 (15%) 2 (2%) 13 (15%) 11 (13%) 27 (31%) 12 (14%) 39
Total 17 (20%) 3 (3%) 17 (20%) 49 (57%) 53 (61%) 33 (39%) 86

Number of patients showing localisation to the own name, ringing bell or both as a function of diagnosis [vegetative state (VS/UWS) versus minimally conscious state (MCS)] and aetiology.

Cheng et al.

Cheng et al. BMC Neurology 2013 13:27   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-13-27

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