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Lou Gehrig's Disease: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

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Which of the following, increase levels of which, has been implicated in causing ALS?

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1. ALS occurs as a result of:

2. One treatment that has been approved for ALS by the FDA does which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a disease that affects the muscles, and this quiz/worksheet will test your understanding of a cause, symptom, and treatment related to the disease.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following items:

  • Cause of ALS
  • Most accurate statement about ALS
  • Muscle fasciculation
  • Effects of treatment approved for ALS by the FDA

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related ALS lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define muscle fasciculation
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding why ALS occurs

Additional Learning

To find out more about ALS, review the corresponding lesson called Lou Gehrig's Disease: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. The lesson addresses the following objectives:

  • Introduces Amytrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Provides the clinical signs, symptoms, and diagnostics of ALS
  • Explores the treatment of ALS
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