A 68 year old male presents to the office complaining of pronounced weakness on the right side of his body and slurred speech for the past 24 hours. Based on the examination, the physician orders an MRI to investigate a possible transient ischemic attack.

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Write a response in which you determine a diagnosis code category for the following case studies, and explain the rationale for your selections: o A 68 year old male presents to the office complaining of pronounced weakness on the right side of his body and slurred speech for the past 24 hours. Based on the examination, the physician orders an MRI to investigate a possible transient ischemic attack. o A 44 year old male presents to the office complaining of intermittent chest pain. The physician orders an EKG to rule out a possible cardiac event. o A 72 year old diabetic female exhibits a nonhealing wound on her left foot.

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