Umbilical Hernia: Treatment & Recovery


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Adults at risk for umbilical hernias include those who _____.

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1. Hernias require surgical repair, placing individuals at risk for blood clots. Choose a technique used to decrease the chance of developing blood clots after surgery.

2. Choose the phrase that best differentiates a laparoscopic hernia procedure from an open hernia repair.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Easily measure your understanding of how to treat umbilical hernias with this quiz and worksheet. This multiple-choice quiz requires you to know about surgical procedures, including recovery after surgery.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Here's what the quiz covers:

  • A risk factor for developing an umbilical hernia
  • What decreases the chance of developing blood clots after surgery
  • How a laparoscopic hernia procedure and an open hernia repair are different
  • The average recovery period after a hernia repair procedure
  • Why loose clothing should be worn after a procedure

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about treating umbilical hernias
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what should be worn after a procedure
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as a laparoscopic hernia procedure and an open hernia repair

Additional Learning

Learn more about this topic with the lesson titled Umbilical Hernia: Treatment & Recovery. Here's a quick look at topics found in the lesson:

  • How to control pain after surgical procedures
  • Signs of infection
  • Methods used to close wounds