What is Abdominal Distention? - Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

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Which is another term that might be used for abdominal distention?

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1. Which of the following is a possible cause of abdominal distention?

2. Which of the following is used to help remove excess fluids from the body?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Abdominal distention, while relatively common, is a symptom of enough different ailments that one should be familiar with it. This assessment will go over some key points on the characteristics and treatments of abdominal distention. Some things you'll be tested on include possible causes and other related symptoms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • Other terms for abdominal distention
  • Possible causes
  • How excess fluid can be removed from the body
  • Symptoms that often occur with abdominal distention
  • Other facts about abdominal distention

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - recall the attached lesson's major points on the symptoms of abdominal distention and how it is treated
  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you understand reasons why one might experience abdominal distention and related symptoms
  • Knowledge application - apply your understanding of the topic to answer the assessment questions on basic information on abdominal distention, like common names for it and treatments

Additional Learning

Learn more about this topic by reading through the attached lesson called What is Abdominal Distention? - Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Abdominal distention causes such as gallstones, hernias, and heart failure
  • Symptoms of abdominal distention
  • Treatment and prevention
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