Modified Rankin Score (mRS) of 5 after recovery from a cardiac arrest would indicate:
Correct answer: d) Severe disability
The score range for 0 with no symptoms to 6 which would mean mortality. In between there is 1 with no significant disability and 2 with slight disability. Moderate disability requiring some help is 3 and 4 is moderately severe disability in which the person is not able to walk or attend to bodily needs without help.
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