Table 3

Recovery of functions in severely envenomed patients (n=101)

Recovered functionNo of patientsMean (days)*
*Mean number of days taken for full recovery of function.
Cough reflex532.6
Gag reflex542.8
Normal consciousness902.8
Ophthalmoplegia1013.6
Memory784.0
Neck to power grade 2–3964.0
Normal respiration1013.0
Facial muscles1015.0
Ptosis1015.1
Distal muscles (hand grip/foot)1016.0
Proximal muscles (hip/shoulder)1017.5
Sitting up, unsupported967.0
Neck to full strength1018.7