Table 2

Prominent findings on serial MSE(s)

S. no.DayMSE findingsSymptomsGOS-E Score
1Day 7La belle indifference +2;
acalculia;
constructional apraxia and visuospatial deficits;
impaired abstract thinking, executive functioning and problem solving;
impaired immediate memory and recent memory;
post-traumatic amnesia;
insight 2/6
Labile affect;
irritability,
palpitations,
dry mouth,
subjective tension and worry, and poor frustration tolerance
7/8
2Day 28Acalculia;
impaired executive functioning;
impaired immediate memory;
post-traumatic amnesia;
insight 3/6
Irritability;
subjective tension and worry
7/8
3Day 60Impaired executive functioning;
impaired immediate memory;
insight 4/6
Irritability7/8
4Day 90Impaired executive functioning;
insight 4/6
None7/8
5Day 120Almost normalNone8/8
6Day 180NormalNone8/8
  • GOS-E, Glasgow Outcome Scale Extended; MSE, Mental Status Examination.