For almost two weeks, the wakeup phase of Michael Schumacher runs. The doctors at the University Hospital in Grenoble further reduce the aesthetic; slowly bring him out of the induced coma. Except for a few reflex spasms Schumi should not have responded to stimulus tests.
One thing is clear: It may take weeks before he wakes up. Doctors, family and friends fighting for Schumi. You talk on the bed with him. Can you “talk awake” coma patients? It is not known exactly in medicine, which patients perceive in her deep sleep from the outside. Prof. Heinz Peter Moecke, Head of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Asklepios Kliniken Hamburg, told BILD.
“It is certain, however: Familiar voices, for example, by attending family members have a very calming effect on the patient. They give him a sense of security. ”
Wife Corinna was since the skiing accident on 29 December of each day. At the bedside of her husband, his father Rolf Schumacher was often in the hospital.
Ross Brawn, former team boss Michael Schumacher and “super-brain “as a car designer, visited his former racing driver at the bedside. On Thursday he was unnoticed purely smuggle through the staff entrance.
Even the nursing staff that cared for him around the clock, gives him attention. Experienced nurses are often the first to feel the reactions of the patient.
(The article originally appeared on bild and it’s translated)