A Pain in the Gut: A Case Study in Gastric Physiology
Analyze the case study in gastric physiology when a patient’s hands begin to shake, and he is having trouble focusing on the road.
Frank was driving home after a long day at work. He took another sip of soda. Frank realized that he should stop the car as he noticed his hands begin to shake, and he was having trouble focusing on the road. He tried to blink away the blurriness and shook his head. In an instant, the car slipped off the road and hit a tree. Other than the shock of the accident, Frank seemed to be okay. List Frank’s physical problems. What do you think is causing Frank’s blurred vision? With the above physical problems in mind, what do you speculate about Frank’s condition?