Barger had told him that it was easy--given certain purely physical conditions--to hypnotise oneself, to sink into a subconscious coma vibrant with sensations and sounds subject to scientific analysis.
Mark would awake from a sleep which had lasted forty-eight hours to the realisation of the past, or he would sink into the coma and collapse which precede dissolution.
Beppo, he senda on de money, so she cancoma dis country and marry him.
There is a tendency to allow the coma to steal over one's personality.
They all know the end is now in sight and the coma of the past months is over.
One sees a coma stealing over them, a coma not less relentless than the Arctic Sleep of Death in the snow.
I was now beginning to shake off the comathat had undoubtedly settled upon me.
The Coma Earini of Statius(510), is a poem of the same description as the Coma Berenices.
The Latin poem, like its Greek original, is in elegiac verse, and is supposed to be spoken by the constellation called Coma Berenices.
Hortalus, to whom it is addressed, had requested him to translate from Callimachus the poem De Coma Berenices.
I do not believe, however, that the whole of this epithalamium was taken from any one poet of Greece, as the Coma Berenices was from Callimachus; but the author undoubtedly borrowed a great deal from various writers of that country.
There is in it some movement of the limbs or body or some imperfect utterances, yet it seems to be more fatal than the coma of opium unaided.
Considerable interest belongs tocoma as a symptom of cancer of the stomach, and more particularly to the occurrence of coma with the peculiar characters which have been described by Kussmaul as distinguishing diabetic coma.
Chronic Bright's disease terminating with uraemic coma is an occasional but not frequent complication of gastric cancer.
Usually, when convulsions happen there has been either coma or delirium.
The rise of temperature and a very rapid pulse may come on in the final coma only; and immediately after death, as Legg points out, the body-heat may attain the maximum elevation.
Then an oedema of the lungs or failure of the heart or a deep coma ends the scene.
To this train of symptoms the word acetonaemia is also applied, and should alone be used, while the term diabetic coma should be restricted to the terminal symptom.
Footnote 63: Von Jaksch was the first to describe this form of coma in cancer of the stomach (Wien.
If delirium and coma come on, the apparently mild case means, probably, acute yellow atrophy, which cannot at the onset be distinguished from simple jaundice.
The Coma Vigil may be described by a verse of Shakspeare:-- Still-waking sleep!
The family physician has pronounced it due to natural causes, the uremic coma of latent kidney trouble.
Moreover, the pupils are symmetrically contracted, and this symptom is the one invariably present in coma from morphine poisoning and distinguishes it from all other forms of death.
On the other hand, in the coma of kidney disease one pupil is dilated and the other contracted--they are unsymmetrical.
Now Rama, the soul which remains in its quiet rest, after its renunciation of all desire, is said by sages to be in the coma or cool calmness of itself, and the liberated state of the holy and devout yogi on earth.
This conclusion is borne out by the fact that to produce in the dog a condition of coma like to sleep, it is necessary to reduce, by a very great amount, the cerebral circulation.
Thus, both carotids and both vertebral arteries, can be frequently tied at one and the same time without either producing coma or any very marked symptoms.
It may vary in intensity from slight and occasional wandering of the mind and incoherence of expression, to fixed delusions and violent maniacal excitement, and again it may be associated with more or less of coma or insensibility.
In many cases there is no evidence of pain, spasm, or fever at any time during the progress of the disease, and finally profound coma develops and death follows, painless and without a struggle.
Suddenly extreme stupor or coma develops; the surface of the body becomes cold; the pupils are insensible to light; the pulse slow and intermitting; the breathing labored, and death supervenes.
The diagnosis of brain trouble is based upon the excessive violence which occurs in the course of the disease, for during the intervening period or coma there is no means of determining that it is due to this complication.
In all cases in which coma remains absent for six or seven days the animal is likely to recover.
When the membranes are greatly implicated, convulsions and delirium with violence may be expected, but if the brain substances are principally affected stupor and coma will be the prominent symptoms.
In all cases of encephalitis there is a marked rise in temperature from the very onset of the disease, with a tendency to increase until the most alarming symptoms develop, succeeded by a decrease when coma becomes manifest.
Hence this malady, like coma somnolentum (sleepy staggers), is widespread in wet seasons, and especially in rainy districts.
Coma may follow upon cerebral depression, which occurs as a secondary state of inflammation of the brain.
Convulsions and delirium will develop, with inability of muscular control, or stupor and coma may supervene.
When large quantities of lead have been taken in and absorbed, symptoms resembling epilepsy may result, or coma and delirium develop and prove fatal.
I see resistance to the coma is, even more than I thought, a matter of temperament.
Two breaths induce coma and metallic casket for one.
Then he lies in a kind of coma till another gondolier comes along to breathe in his face and revive him.
I used to see her in that coma mott back of the little horse-corral.
I thought to be buried under the coma mott beyond the garden before these things should be known.
Energetic treatment with apomorphine and atropine was at once instituted by his colleagues and for a period of five hours he lay in a state of coma with occasional periods of lucidity.
After three to four days in children and six to eight in adults the victims sink into a profound coma from which they cannot be roused and death soon ends the fearful and useless tragedy.
In the 'Coma Berenices,' and the poem addressed to Allius, he again writes under the influence of his Alexandrian masters.
His selection of the 'Coma Berenices' as a task in translation, illustrates the attraction which the union of beauty and passion with truth and constancy of affection had for his imagination.
Coma occurs through an apoplexy, or concussion; by the use of certain narcotic or mineral poisons; and in various other ways, all of which are ruled out for us.
In asphyxia he stabs the lungs; in comahis lance is aimed at the brain; in syncope, at the heart.
Needless to say, then, the odour of alcohol on the breath of a person in coma should not deter a clergyman from waiting for a time to be sure his ministrations may not be needed for something much more serious than alcoholism.
The patient may come to in an hour or two, and may not come out of the coma at all.
She brought me out of the coma of the chloral after three hours of mental work, and the next day I felt decidedly calmer and less afraid of the coming of night, should I live to meet it, which seemed doubtful.
There is a nest, or rather a cluster of nebulæ in the constellation of Coma Berenices; over a hundred of these objects being here gathered into a space of sky about the size of our full moon.