Coma recovery score (revised) is used more prominently in the recovery literature which is validated in disorders of consciousness.
Carinal stimulation via suctioning rather than pain may be a more useful way of generating arousal.
Don’t say ‘squeeze my hands’ to assess commands – rather ‘give me (two) thumbs up’
Data from the IMPACT trials have been used to create a risk prediction model which is available online.
Alpha coma on EEG may have a poor prognosis but the cause is important to the outcome.
Medial temporal lobe seizures may not be well detected on surface EEG