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Episode 44

First aired August 9, 2017

Holistic approach in treating Coma

In this interview Dr. Mihai Dimancescu, a neuro surgeon talks about the importance of taking holistic approaches to the treatment of brain-injury. He explains how the brain through sensory stimulation is able to regain or increase its function even if patients are in a state of coma and emphasises the vital role of personal interaction between the surgeon and the patient for faster recovery. Dr. Mihai talks about his advocacy for medical training in an era of rapid technological advancement, to embrace the principles of empathy and patient- centeredness and to help families to cope and being able to support their loved ones. 

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