The Long Read: When an anonymous Mexican man was taken to an American hospital after a car crash a 16-year quest began. Lying in a persistent vegetative state, he became a source of hope for thousands of families looking for lost loved ones
persistent vegetative state
The Brain Injury Group.B.I.G. is a support group for people who have loved ones with devastating brain injuries. They may be severely disabled, in a persistent vegetative state, minimally aware/conscious or locked in.
(Pin 26 | Associating Pin 4): A persistent vegetative state is a disorder of consciousness in which patients with severe brain damage are in a state of partial arousal rather than true awareness. - Wikipedia | Pinned Time: 20160218 11:36 Taipei Time | #PersistentVegetativeState #Metaphor #OntologicalMetaphor #Concept