Table 2-18At discharge and at last visit (N=27)

OutcomeAt dischargeAt last visitRR (95% CI)P value
Ophthalmoplegia4/22 (15%)2/27 (15%)2.45 (0.49, 12.17)0.27
Nystagmus22/27 (82%)21/27 (78%)1.05 (0.80, 1.37)0.74
Long-term memory deficit14/26 (54%)21/26 (81%)0.67 (0.45, 1.00)0.05
Short-term memory deficit17/24 (71%)24/26 (92%)0.77 (0.58, 1.01)0.06
Peripheral neuropathy:
Muscle weakness5/25 (20%)3/24 (13%)1.60 (0.43, 5.97)0.48
Reflex impairment23/25 (92%)21/25 (92%)1.10 (0.89, 1.35)0.39
Sensory impairment12/25 (48%)10/25 (40%)1.20 (0.64, 2.25)0.57
Korsakoff’s psychosis14/27 (52%)16/26 (52%)0.84 (0.52, 1.35)0.48

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