"Coma" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A profound state of unconsciousness associated with depressed cerebral activity from which the individual cannot be aroused. Coma generally occurs when there is dysfunction or injury involving both cerebral hemispheres or the brain stem RETICULAR FORMATION.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Coma".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Coma".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Coma" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Coma" was a major or minor topic of these publication.