Projets de recherche récents

Evaluating the efficacy of neuromodulation for the detection of consciousness in unresponsive patients

2017/18-2020/21 • $135,000 • Scholarship/Fellowship,Other
Many patients in intensive care and complex continuing care are behaviourally unresponsive (e.g. unable to move and/or speak) as a result of severe trauma or disability. These patients include those in a minimally conscious state (MCS) or unresponsive wakefulness syndrome (UWS; previously...

Communicating with unresponsive patients in critical care: using event-related potentials to enable interaction with family and health care professionals

2012/13-2015/16 • $130,209 • Scholarship/Fellowship,Other
Communication in critical care settings is impossible for many patients as a result of either severe injury or life-sustaining measures used in intensive care. These conditions not only impede traditional methods of communication such as speech and gesture, they often result in fatigue, pain,...