In a related case FERRIS v. COMMISSIONER, Mrs. Ferris was diagnosed with degenerative spinal disorder, which caused her serious difficulty in walking or sitting. Upon recommendation by her physician, they installed a swimming pool, and use it twice a day to prevent early onset of permanent paralysis. The Tax court made a mistake in determining what percentage of the cost of construction was deductible, but the focus in this case is “The deductible amount is the minimum reasonable cost of a functionally adequate pool and housing structure on that amount was incurred medical care”
Lilybeth is a 2 years and 7-month-old/girl referred by Dr. Estrada for a physical therapy evaluation due to DX of Unspecified abnormalities of gait. Lilybeth 's mother was present during the evaluation and contributed with important antecedents to help complete the therapy assigned by the doctor. Lilybeth presents a significant neurological motor delay which affects her skills to maintain standing on the line with one foot in front of the other. She is not able to run more than 5 ft and lose her balance. She can walk backward 2 - 2 steps with SBA to min A.
The patient is a 42-year-old female who comes to the emergency room with a diagnosis of recurrent seizures. The patient is noted to have a long-standing history of pseudo seizures. She is followed by a psychiatrist and neurologist as outpatient. She presented the day of presentation having had 2 seizures at home and seizure in the emergency room. During the seizures she did not lose any consciousness or had no incontinence.
Because it is so mild, spina bifida occulta often is not even discovered until late childhood or adulthood and it typically does not cause any disabilities. The signs and symptoms of myelomeningocele and meningocele are quite obvious, consisting of a sac of nerves and/or spinal cord protruding from the lower back. Spina bifida occulta often has no signs or symptoms, since many people who have it are not even aware of it. However, sometimes visible indications can be seen on the baby’s skin above the spinal defect. These can include abnormal tufts of hair, a collection of fat, or a small dimple or
My Patient My patient was a 70-year-old female who came in for a scheduled mitral valve repair. The surgeon was unable to repair the valve so the valve was replaced with a mechanical valve. Due to the inability to repair the valve and the patient’s undiagnosed sleep apnea; the patient was on bypass for four and a half hours. When staff later tried to extubate her, and use a BiPap, she became acidotic and was intubated again. Her main diagnosis was respiratory acidosis r/t undiagnosed sleep apnea, prolonged anesthesia, bypass use and
The extent of these disabilities varies from individuals, but most post-stroke patients follow the conventional rehabilitation program of a four weeks session, including post-stroke rehabilitation. Although the use of medication and conventional therapy has been used widely towards stroke victims, a full recovery is not guaranteed, as many patients do not make significant improvements. The utilization of non-invasive behavioral therapies on the neuroplasticity of the brain can prove momentous in improving recovery of patients suffering form the aftermath of a stroke. Thus, leading to the investigation on how effective are behavioral therapies focused on the neuroplasticity of the brain towards stroke rehabilitation
My mother and I started noticing that she was having trouble walking, seeing and she was throwing up. My mom decided to take her to the doctor, and he suggested to have her get an MRI. Today we got phone call from our doctor stating that she had cancer. I was in complete denial, until I realized that I had I stay strong for my best friend and help her through this tough moment in her life. Riley is the spitting image of me.