Clonus: Definition, Causes & Treatment - Quiz & Worksheet


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What is the primary symptom of clonus?

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1. Regardless of the underlying cause, clonus results from an imbalance of information flowing between the affected muscle and what?

2. Which muscles are most often affected by clonus?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this worksheet and quiz to test your understanding of clonus muscular spasms. Having a deeper understanding of this particular type of muscular spasm, including symptoms and treatments, will be beneficial to your studies.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test your understanding of:

  • Primary symptom of clonus
  • Medications that are used to treat clonus
  • Clonus resulting from an imbalance of information
  • Main cause(s) of clonus
  • The affected muscles with clonus

Skills Practiced

As you complete this worksheet and quiz set, practice your skills in the following:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the cause(s) of clonus
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related clonus lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the medications that are used to treat clonus and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Learn what else you need to know about clonus by reviewing the lesson that accompanies these assessments, which is titled Clonus: Definition, Causes & Treatment. The objectives of this lesson include:

  • Understand what clonus is and where it is typically located
  • Identify the critical background information to clonus muscular spasms
  • Review the various forms of treatment that are used for clonus