Patient awakes from post-traumatic minimally conscious state after administration of depressant drug

A patient who had suffered a traumatic brain injury unexpectedly recovered full consciousness after the administration of midazolam, a mild depressant drug of the GABA A agonists family. This resulted in the first recorded case of an ‘awakening’ from a minimally-conscious state using this therapy. Although similar awakenings have been reported using other drugs, this dramatic result was unanticipated. It is reported in Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience. —> Read More Here


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