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An adult male is found at work slumped over in his desk chair. You noticed multiple empty candy wrappers on the floor and on the desk. The patient is spontaneously tracking you with his eyes, can moan incomprehensibly, and has flushed moist skin. The patient can obey commands and swallow. The patient's blood sugar is 60. The manager hands you medication he found in the refrigerator, you note a labeled unit of insulin with the patient's name on it. The patient recently returned to work after surgery. The patient has left arm drift slowly downwards, weak grip in the left hand, and facial droop on the left side of his face. What is the proper course of action?

A. Monitor the airway, administer oxygen, administer oral glucose, transport the patient to the nearest NYC 911 receiving stroke center because the S-LAMS score is 4

B. Monitor the airway, administer oxygen, administer oral glucose, transport the patient to the nearest NYC 911 receiving stroke center because the S-LAMS score is 3

C. Monitor the airway, administer oxygen, administer oral glucose, transport the patient to the nearest NYC 911 receiving thrombectomy center because the S-LAMS score is 3

D. Monitor the airway, administer oxygen, administer oral glucose, transport the patient to the nearest NYC 911 receiving thrombectomy center because the S-LAMS score is 4

E. Monitor the airway, administer oxygen, administer oral glucose, transport the patient to the nearest NYC 911 receiving facility center because the symptoms are due to hypoglycemia