Time is short. Your help will be greatly appreciated. Sudden inability to walk.
Details: Friday the patient was able to walk independetly without assistance. She had been up and active the previous day with a fairly good walk involved. Next day a few outings and walked without assistance. Three hours later she was unable to walk without two people supporting her with major assistance. patient has dementiaof Alzheimer type, with good understanding but limted ability to speak.i
Tests done: Uninalysis, blood work up, echo cardiogram, CT scan, MRI, All show no sign of a stroke, vitamin deficiency,bladder infection. MRI shows some advancement the dementia. No visual and actual change on verbal communivcation observed at this time. The only thing that has shown above normal is the high sedimentation rate (SED RATE) indicating inflammation or infection.
Observation of patient. Has dementia, appears to have possibly some puffiness in face, the sudden inability to walk (three hours time period between mobility to immobility) other limbs have strength.When helped to standing position leans back.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. We only have a few days left to try to find an answer. Please help. Thanks.