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Diagnosis, prediction, communication and rehabilitation for patients with disorders of consciousness

Project description

A new electroencephalogram system improves diagnosis and rehabilitation for patients with disorders of consciousness

A disorder of consciousness (DOC) is a state where consciousness has been affected by brain damage. A new electroencephalogram (EEG) system has proven that some patients with DOC can follow basic instructions that do not require any movement and has allowed them to answer YES/NO questions. These studies have provided the foundation for new EEG-based solutions that could predict clinical outcomes and even improve the rehabilitation to facilitate cognitive and motor recovery and emergence into consciousness. The EU-funded ComAlive project will develop new methods to merge EEG-based assessment and communication tools with prediction to provide hope of rehabilitation for DOC patients.

Coordinator

G.TEC MEDICAL ENGINEERING GMBH
Net EU contribution
€ 174 167,04
Address
Sierningstrasse 14
4521 Schiedlberg
Austria

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Region
Westösterreich Oberösterreich Steyr-Kirchdorf
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 0,00