Table 2

MMSE scores

ScoreBaseline
(mean, SD)
Day 1
(mean, SD)
Day 2
(mean, SD)
Week 1
(mean, SD)
T inflatedT not inflatedT inflatedT not inflatedT inflatedT not inflatedT inflatedT not inflated
Scores present (n,%)26 (96)25 (96)21 (78)25 (96)25 (93)24 (92)23 (85)23 (88)
Total score
(mean, SD)
26.8 (2.2)26.5 (2.2)26.8 (2.8)26.5 (1.9)26.8 (2.2)27 (2.1)26.4 (2.2)27.7 (2.1)
Normal score (total ≥25) (n,%)23 (85)19 (73)19 (70)20 (77)21 (78)20 (77)20 (74)22 (85)
Scored maximum score (n, %)3 (11)0 (0)2 (7)0 (0)2 (7)0 (0)1 (4)4 (15)
  • MMSE scores range from 0 to 30, with 24 or less defined as impaired cognition.

  • MMSE, Mini-Mental Score Examination; T, tourniquet.