Hand Dropping Test in Pseudocoma:
When a patient is truly in a coma and their hand is released directly above their face, their hand should strike their face on its way down.
Neuroanatomy Through Clinical Cases by Hal Blumenfeld. (via wayfaringmd)
One of our neurologists flipping loves catching fakers with this test. We get folks in with conversion disorder and plain ol fakers all the time, and he always gets ‘em with this one.
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(From what I understand, the police thought they heard a gunshot and started throwing tear gas into the crowd. Correct me if I’m wrong)