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Table 2 Neurology, Morbidity and Mortality.

From: Clinical characteristics and outcome of patients with status myoclonus following out of hospital cardiac arrest

Neurological Characteristics Status Myoclonus Present N= 52 Status Myoclonus Absent N= 72 P value
Absent brainstem reflexes on day 3, post-cardiac arrest N (%) 47 (90.4) 43 (62.3%) < 0.001
Motor response worse than flexion, day 3 post-cardiac arrest N (%) 52 (100) 49 (71) < 0.001
CPC 1 N (%) 0 18 (25%) < 0.001
CPC 4 (N %) 2 (4)   
Mortality N (%) 104 (84) 50 (96) 54 (75) < 0.001
Death Due to underlying illness N (%) 51 (49) 13 (26) 38 (70.4) < 0.001
Death following withdrawal of life sustaining treatment N (%) 53 (51) 37 (74) 16 (29.6) < 0.001