I had originally written coma-induced and was told it was 'sleep-induced coma'.
Which one is correct?
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I don't think either of those are common phrases. Usually, "medically-induced coma" is a common induced coma term.
I asked a Board Certified Anesthesiologist. His response:
"Sleep-induced coma" and "coma-induced sleep" are phrases that don't really make much sense. You can't really induce a coma from sleep, and you wouldn't really induce sleep from a coma. It's just called being in a coma. So, no, neither of those are common medical phrases.
Right from the horse's mouth! So if someone's coma is induced from medicine, then it's a "medically-induced coma". Otherwise, they "fell into a coma" or are just plain "in a coma".