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Table 4 Dead cases reported complications and lab results during the admission period

From: Long-term observations on the mortality of mentally ill patients admitted to a short-stay psychiatric hospital: 23 years retrospective Egyptian study

Type of complication Frequency (%)
No complications 9 (19.6%)
Cardiac complications 13 (28.3%)
Neurological complications CVS 6 (13%)
  Delirium 17 (37%)
Disturbed vital data (blood pressure and heart rate) 34 (73.9%)
Fever 21 (45.7%)
Infection 10 (21.7%)
Complications due to ECT 2 (4.4%)
More than one complication 10 (21.7%)
Complication of drugs No 40 (86.8%)
NMS 1 (2.2%)
Delirium 1 (2.2%)
Cardiac 2 (4.4%)
Agranulocytosis 1 (2.2%)
Constipation 1 (2.2%)
Lab results Frequency (%) 
No abnormalities in lab 21 (45.7%)
Impaired renal function 4 (8.7%)
Impaired liver function 1 (2.2%)
Impaired FBS 2 (4.3%)
High ESR 1 (2.2%)
Electrolyte disturbances 3 (6.5%)
More than one abnormalities 9 (19.6%)
Agranulocytosis 1 (2.2%)
Low hemoglobin level 4 (8.6%)
  1. CVS cerebrovascular stroke, FBS fasting blood sugar, ESR erythrocyte sedimentation rate, NMS neuromalignant syndrome