Unspecified hospital in Melbourne

A 31 - year - old man who had been admitted to ICU eight days previously with limb weakness secondary to cervical epidural abscess . Clinical findings included sensory level at T2 with decreased power in upper limbs and absent motor function in his lower limbs with upgoing plantars; a weak moist cough with decreased air entry at the left base. Candidates were asked if he was ready to be discharged to the ward.