What Is Lethargy? - Definition, Causes & Symptoms


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What is lethargy?

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1. What is the main cause of lethargy?

2. How does heart and circulatory disease relate to lethargy?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to understand the characteristics of lethargy. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of when medical attention should be pursued for lethargy and the relationship between neurological disorders and lethargy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

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

  • Lethargy defined
  • How heart and circulatory diseases relate to lethargy
  • When a person should seek medical attention for lethargy
  • Main cause of lethargy
  • Relationship between neurological disorders and lethargy

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lethargy lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the main cause of lethargy
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the relationship between heart and circulatory diseases and lethargy as well as identifying when someone should seek medical attention for this condition

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to a particular condition that causes drowsiness and sluggishness, read through the brief lesson called What is Lethargy? - Definition, Causes & Symptoms. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify what lethargy is and the symptoms associated with it
  • Recall the most common cause of lethargy
  • Review how heart, circulatory, and neurological diseases can be related to lethargy
  • Understand when it is necessary to seek medical help for lethargy