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Phelan reviewed the fetal heart rate strips of 455 brain-damaged infants and found a persistent, nonreactive pattern in 39%, the Hon pattern in 26%, a reactive prolonged deceleration pattern in 25%, a persistent reactive pattern in 6%, and bradycardia in 2%.
She now wants a closer examination of brain-damaged patients, such as Adam.
The Association for Brain-Damaged Children and Young Adults, based at Clifton House in St Paul's Road, Foleshill, is marking the milestone with a dinner dance on June 17.
BRAIN-damaged Terri Schiavo was effectively sentenced to death last night after a judge dismissed an appeal by her parents to save her.
Prime Minister Tony Blair and Foreign Secretary Jack Straw had pleaded for Housel, whose supporters say he was brain-damaged and mentally ill when he killed, to be spared.
The brain-damaged man, called NK by the researchers, displayed average intelligence and good vision and hearing.
US senators yesterday voted to extend the life of a brain-damaged woman in a right-to-die row.
A TWIN left brain-damaged after being starved of oxygen at birth was awarded pounds 2.
Brain-damaged people who have lost much of their ability to understand spoken sentences are better than healthy folks at picking up on emotions that others are trying to conceal, a new study suggests.