What is a Stroke? - Causes, Symptoms & Treatment


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Which of the following drugs can be used to thin blood in the event of a stroke?

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1. Which type of stroke leads to a leaking of blood into the brain?

2. Which of the following statements is NOT true?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A stroke is a medical emergency that occurs when the normal blood flow to the brain is disrupted. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the characteristics of a stroke. Some things you'll be assessed on include the drugs that can be used to thin blood in the event of a stroke, the type of stroke that leads to a leaking of blood into the brain, and true and false statements about strokes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be asked to identify:

  • Drugs that can be used to thin blood in the event of a stroke
  • The type of stroke that leads to a leaking of blood into the brain
  • Portion of the brain that is responsible for sensory functions
  • Risk factors associated with the increased likelihood of a stroke

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding strokes
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about risk factors possibly leading to strokes
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information on types of strokes and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about strokes, review the accompanying lesson called, What is a Stroke? - Causes, Symptoms & Treatment. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe what a stroke is
  • Identify two types of stroke
  • List risk factors
  • Analyze symptoms of a stroke, such as headaches or personality changes
  • Learn about treatments for individuals who suffer a stroke
  • Understand the function of blood in areas around the brain