What is an Inguinal Hernia? - Treatment & Recovery


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The surgical repair of a hernia is known as which of the following?

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1. Which of the following is a valid treatment option that will get rid of a hernia?

2. Which of the following people is a candidate for 'carefully watching' an inguinal hernia before electing surgery at a later date?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz to find out how much you know about treating inguinal hernias. These questions will focus on the different treatment options available and their prognoses.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you'll test what you know about:

  • The only valid option for fixing a hernia
  • Different levels of severity in an inguinal hernia
  • The surgery used to repair a hernia

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about inguinal hernias and their treatment in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what the surgical repair of an inguinal hernia is called
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different methods available to treat an inguinal hernia

Additional Learning

You can find out more about this type of condition by reading the lesson titled What is an Inguinal Hernia? - Treatment & Recovery. It will teach you about:

  • The symptoms of an inguinal hernia
  • Who is most at risk for this type of condition
  • Symptoms during recovery that should be reported to your doctor