Cerebellar Atrophy: Causes & Symptoms


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Diagnostics for cerebellar atrophy includes _____.

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1. Cerebellar atrophy means that the brain tissue is shrinking in the area that controls _____.

2. Your patient has been recently diagnosed with cerebellar atrophy. You find him crying in his bed. When you ask him what he is crying about, he clearly responds, 'I'm so upset I won't get to see my daughter get married later this year.' You respond with _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

When you go through the quiz/worksheet combo, you get the chance to assess your familiarity with the condition known as cerebellar atrophy. The causes of this condition and its different symptoms are covered on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to check your understanding of:

  • The meaning of cerebellar atrophy
  • Diagnostics for this condition
  • Symptoms of cerebellar atrophy
  • Support offered by nurses for this condition

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about how cerebellar atrophy progresses
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on cerebellar atrophy
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about symptoms of this condition and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

If you would like to review more, use the lesson called Cerebellar Atrophy: Causes & Symptoms. Other topics you can explore include:

  • How atrophy occurs
  • The role of the cerebellar part of the brain
  • Effects of having cerebellar atrophy