Bacterial Pneumonia: Causes, Signs & Treatments

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Kelly is doing a research project about the bacterium Klebsiella pneumoniae. Before she even starts her research, which of the following would be a reasonable assumption about this bacterium?

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1. In regards to pneumonia, which of the following statements is NOT correct?

2. Jared is stocking a hospital ward that attends to patients with pneumonia. Which of the following is he NOT likely to order?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Bacterial pneumonia is serious illness that is caused by an infection of the lungs. Use this worksheet/quiz set to assess how much you know about the causes, symptoms and treatments of this illness.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet has questions intended to test your knowledge about:

  • Recognizing bacterium that may cause pneumonia
  • Symptoms of pneumonia
  • Effective treatments for pneumonia and what determines which treatment should be used
  • Causes of pneumonia

Skills Practiced

Completing these assessments will also test your skills of:

  • Making connections - use your understanding of the causes of bacterial pneumonia to recognize appropriate treatments
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the origins, symptoms and treatments for pneumonia and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding bacterial pneumonia

Additional Learning

Use the lesson that accompanies this worksheet and quiz to improve your understanding of the characteristics and treatments of pneumonia. The objectives of the lesson are to:

  • Understand the severity of pneumonia
  • Evaluate the signs and symptoms of pneumonia
  • Discuss the different types of pneumonia
  • Review the origins and definition of the term 'pneumonia'
  • Explain the diagnosis of pneumonia
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