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What is Thrombocytopenia? - Definition, Causes & Treatment

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Which of the following best describes Thrombocytopenia?

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1. Which of the following is a correct statement about of Thrombocytopenia?

2. Which of the following could lead to Thrombocytopenia due to a decrease in the production of platelets?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to understand the characteristics of thrombocytopenia. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of treatment for thrombocytopenia and what could lead to the destruction of platelets.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

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

  • Function of platelets
  • Ways that platelets are damaged
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Treatment for thrombocytopenia
  • Decrease in the production of platelets

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the role of platelets and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding what causes the destruction of platelets
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the treatment of thrombocytopenia

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to thrombocytopenia, watch this brief video lesson called What is Thrombocytopenia? - Definition, Causes & Treatment. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify what thrombocytopenia is
  • Recall the importance of platelets
  • Review how low platelet production and destruction of platelets can lead to thrombocytopenia
  • Learn about what causes platelets to get trapped in the spleen
  • Understand the available treatments for thrombocytopenia
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