:: Volume 26, Issue 4 (2021) ::
Iran J Forensic Med 2021, 26(4): 33-44 Back to browse issues page
Challenges of the five senses in vegetatative state patients from the perspective of medicine, jurisprudence and law
Jafar Farasat *1, Sajad Azaritoon2, Kamroz Amini3, S.mohammad Saadatneshan3
1- Forensic Medicine Research Center, Forensic Medicine Organization, Yasuj, Iran. , jafar.farasat12@gmail.com
2- Private Law, Department of Law, Yasouj Branch, Islamic Azad University, Yasouj, Iran
3- Forensic Medicine Research Center, Forensic Medicine Organization, Yasuj, Iran.
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Introduction Considering the objective evidence that some patients with Vegetative State return to normal life after more than a year and medical research shows that in the evaluation of some patients with Vegetative State, the activity of cortical areas is related. It can be seen by understanding the feeling of pain and comprehensible sentences, which in general can indicate the absence or at least doubt in the relative or permanent decline of all benefits, especially the five benefits (sight, hearing, smell, touch and taste) in such be patient. Therefore, this study has been conducted with the aim of challenging the decline of benefits, especially the five senses in patients of Vegetative State from the perspective of medicine, jurisprudence and law.
Methods The research method in this study is the library, descriptive and analytical and evaluation of jurisprudential and legal research, medicine for some patients with Vegetative State.
Findings and conclusion In the present study, medical, jurisprudential and legal findings are such that the existing ambiguities in the field of consciousness, diagnosis of decline or non-decline of interests, especially the interests of the five senses to examine the rules of multiple and interference of diets are different from other findings are given. According to medical findings, examinations and tests performed on patients with Vegetative State, as well as the existence of objective evidence of cortical activity related to the perception of pain and hearing during the expression of comprehensible sentences and the return of some of these patients to the normal life, we can not talk about the definite decline of interests, especially the benefit of the five senses. Evidence for the decline of benefits has been examined and analyzed from the perspective of jurisprudence and law on the subject of counting and the application or non-application of the counted cases to a person with a Vegetative State.
Keywords: |plant life|vigilance|decline of interests|multiple diets ,
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* Corresponding Author Address: Yasuj, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province Justice

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