Can you just get up and walk out of the room after waking up from a coma like some movies show?
- Nurse JackiLv 79 months agoFavourite answer
No. People who have been in a persistent vegetative state rarely just open their eyes and start asking questions- like "how long have I been out?"- like on TV. They very gradually begin to be aware of their surroundings, and no- they don't bound out of the bed either. They are weakened and have lost muscle tone, and generally have a catheter in place!
I always laugh when I see a scene like you described!
- Anonymous9 months ago
If they were in a long coma, their muscles are too weak to be able to walk.
- kelvinLv 79 months ago
not how it works in life or in movies
- 9 months ago
If you've pooped yourself, you're gunna wanna get to a toilet real quick.
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- PearlLv 79 months ago
i dont think so, i think it takes time
- TulipLv 79 months ago