Cyanosis: Definition, Symptoms, Causes & Treatment


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Cyanosis causes the skin, mucus membranes, or finger nails to turn what color?

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1. Which of the following can cause cyanosis?

2. What type of cyanosis affects the entire body?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Cyanosis is a medical condition that can develop in various areas of the body. This quiz/worksheet combo will test your knowledge of cyanosis and allow you to understand what you know about this illness.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you will be quizzed on:

  • How cyanosis affects the body
  • What causes cyanosis
  • The types of cyanosis
  • What is lacking from the blood when cyanosis occurs

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what color cyanosis causes the skin to turn
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what component of the blood carries oxygen
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding cyanosis and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about cyanosis and how it can affect the body, review the lesson called Cyanosis: Definition, Symptoms, Causes & Treatment. The lesson will cover the following health topics:

  • Definition of cyanosis
  • The symptoms of the condition
  • Treating cyanosis