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.
Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerH. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
Current as ofSeptember 9, 2014
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