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 Reviewer||William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine|
|Last Revised||April 5, 2012|
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