A 72-year-old man presented with a 3-day history of slurred speech, altered mental status, and unstable gait. He was given NSAIDs and prescription for depression by his primary allopathy physician. His family reported a 7 kg weight loss over the past 3 months, along with decreased energy, shortness of breath on exertion, and fatigue. Physical examination was remarkable for generalized weakness, pallor, and tachycardia with a heart rate of 102 beats per minute. Other vital signs include blood pressure, 149/80 mmHg; temperature, 36.1 °C (97 °F); and respiratory rate, 16/ minute. On Auscultation B/l air entry +, wheeze ++ His medical history was significant for hypertension and benign prostatic hyperplasia. He had a previous history of smoking (34 pack-years). Please suggest how to proceed in this case?

Go for MRI brain.. Lipid profile.. RBS..CBC..RFT..LFT..
As per history it may b warning symptoms for stroke or may b primary stroke. So bfore starting any treatment ruleout the main cause . so advise CT head nd some blood reports like lipid profile nd KFT . Till than only symptomatic treatment at minimum level .bcas b don't knw cause of problems.
Adv CT brain As history of pt sugg.stroke