Thanksgiving Dinner Distress Case study

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Thanksgiving Dinner Distress Case study

  1. 1. • Colin just got home from a foreign country • He goes to a Thanksgiving dinner with many different foods • After drinking coffee, he falls over in pain holding his stomach • His family brainstorms different ideas of what could be ailing him
  2. 2. BE EXCITED!!!!!!!!!!!!
  3. 3. GENERAL INFO • A stomach ulcer is an open sore that develops on the lining of the stomach • The most common symptom is a burning pain in abdomen • A lining of mucus (acts as a protective layer between the stomach and acids) CAUSES • 2 main causes: • Bacteria (Helicobacter pylori) • Drugs (Aspirin, ibuprofen and other non-steroidal anti- inflammatory drugs)
  4. 4. GENERAL • Lactose intolerance is the inability to digest lactose (milk and dairy products) • Lactose is usually digested in the small intestine but with a lactose intolerant individual, the lactose cannot be broken down and continues on to the large intestine SYMPTOMS • Abdominal bloating • Cramps • Diarrhea • Vomiting
  5. 5. GENERAL • Made from cholesterol and other things in bile • Can be smaller than a grain of sand to as large as a golf ball • Most do NOT cause problems but when blocking a duct, treatment is needed CAUSES • Cholesterol and other things in bile form together to make stone like figures • Also can form if the gallbladder does not empty SYMPTOMS • Mild pain in the pit of your stomach • Mild pain in the pit of your right part of belly • Pain may spread to right upper back or shoulder blade area • Pain can be steady or can come and go or get worse when eating • Fever and chills • Skin or eye whites turn yellow
  6. 6. CAUSES • Undercooked meat • Infected water • Skin absorption SYMPTOMS • Abdominal pain • Central nervous system impairment • Chest pain • Chills • Enlarged organs • Swelling facial features
  7. 7. • People who are over weight or trying to lose weight quickly have an increased chance in getting gallstones • Many people have gallstones but do not have symptoms
  8. 8. Aunt Sally Ulcer Cousin Carol Lactose Intolerance Cousin Linda Gallstones Rick Parasites A B D C
  9. 9. http://www.ehow.com/about_5306476_symptoms-stomach- parasites.html http://www.allaboutparasites.com/stomach-parasite.html http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8sDMVgw9d-c http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/anatomy/digestive/ http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/peptic- ulcer/Pages/Introduction.aspx http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/tc/gallstones-topic- overview http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Gallstones/Pages/Introduction.asp x https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gallstone

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