Concussion: Definition, Symptoms & Treatment


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A concussion occurs when the ___ is hit or shaken.

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1. Which of the following is NOT a symptom of a concussion?

2. What is the best treatment for a concussion?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet gauge your understanding of what a concussion is and the symptoms associated with one. Topics you will need to know to excel on the quiz include the best treatment and which type of activity should be avoided if you have a concussion.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet combo, you will be tested on:

  • What is hit or shaken to cause a concussion
  • The type of over-the-counter medication to avoid
  • Symptoms of a concussion

Skills Practiced

In this assessment, you will practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about concussion symptoms
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant information to examine information about the best treatment options
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the type of activity you should avoid after a concussion

Additional Learning

To learn more about concussions, review the related lesson called Concussion: Definition, Symptoms and Treatment. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define concussion
  • Discuss symptoms of a concussion
  • Explain what happens to the brain with a concussion
  • Detail treatment options