Discussion question

A 33-year-old Hispanic male is admitted and complains of a tingling sensation in his left leg, vertigo, and loss of balance. When you begin to perform intake history, you notice that his speech is slurred, his teeth are in need of repair, and he seems to be very drowsy.

What other findings may you find in this individual?
What would you think is the underlying cause of this patient's complaint?
How would you proceed with your assessment specifically for this patient?

 

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