Anasarca: Definition, Causes & Treatment

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What is another term for anasarca?

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1. What is the definition of edema?

2. Which of the following is NOT a possible cause of anasarca?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will gauge your grasp on the treatment and causes of anasarca. Concepts you will also need to know of are the characteristics of this health condition and its effects on the body.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to:

  • Recognize other terms for anasarca
  • Understand causes
  • Identify characteristics

Skills Practiced

Here are a few of the skills that you can practice with these assessments:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of swelling and fluid retention to understand what happens when suffering from anasarca
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as other terms for anasarca
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding anasarca causes

Additional Learning

Want to find out more about anasarca? Read this lesson entitled Anasarca: Definition, Causes & Treatment. These following objectives are covered for your benefit:

  • Define anasarca
  • Identify symptoms
  • Recognize options for treatment
  • List causes of anasarca such as, eclampsia or congestive heart failure
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