What Are Beta Blockers? - Uses, Types, Examples & Side Effects


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Beta blockers hinder the effects of what in the body?

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1. Beta receptors in the eye, heart, and kidneys are what type of receptor?

2. Beta blockers may be prescribed for which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to understand information about what beta blockers are and the different types. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of side effects of beta blockers and what beta blockers may be prescribed for.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • What beta blockers hinder
  • Type of Beta receptors that are found in the eye, heart and kidneys
  • Conditions that beta blockers can be prescribed for
  • Generic names for a beta blocker prescription
  • Side effects of beta blockers

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related beta blockers lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding information about the conditions that beta blockers are used to treat
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the possible side effects of taking beta blockers

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to beta blockers, read through the brief lesson called What Are Beta Blockers? - Uses, Types, Examples & Side Effects. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify what beta blockers are and what they hinder in beta receptors
  • Understand the different conditions that beta blockers can be prescribed for
  • Distinguish the differences between the different types of beta receptors that are found in the body
  • Recall the different types of brand and generic prescription names for beta blockers
  • Review the side effects of beta blockers