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A person who is unconscious is not aware of what is going on around him or her. He or she may not be able to make purposeful movements.
A person may become unconscious from an injury or a health condition.
Current as of: July 1, 2021
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:William H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
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