What Is Bronchiectasis? - Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment


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Bronchiectasis affects which part of the body?

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1. With bronchiectasis, what substance builds up in the lungs?

2. Which of the following is a cause of bronchiectasis?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will evaluate your understanding of bronchiectasis. You should be familiar with symptoms of bronchiectasis and how doctors treat it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on:

  • Causes of bronchiectasis
  • Treatment for bronchiectasis
  • The area of the body bronchiectasis affects
  • Symptoms of bronchiectasis
  • The substance that builds up with the condition bronchiectasis

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about how someone develops bronchiectasis
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding what part of the body bronchiectasis is associated with
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the primary symptoms of bronchiectasis and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To reinforce your understanding of bronchiectasis, check the related lesson titled What is Bronchiectasis? - Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment. The lesson contains the following objectives:

  • Identify what bronchiectasis is and what occurs if it is left untreated
  • Find out how the bronchodilator can open airways
  • Review the common and severe symptoms of bronchiectasis
  • Learn about the recommended forms of treatment for bronchiectasis