What Is Encephalopathy? - Definition, Symptoms & Treatment


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A general term used to describe abnormal functioning or structure of the brain is ___.

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1. Encephalopathy caused by high blood pressure is called ___.

2. Encephalopathy caused by kidney failure is called ___ encephalopathy.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will test your comprehension of encephalopathy. You will be tested on the symptoms of encephalopathy and the classification of carbon monoxide poisoning.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessment tools will evaluate your knowledge of the following:

  • Type of encephalopathy caused by high blood pressure
  • Symptom(s) of encephalopathy
  • Encephalopathy caused by kidney failure
  • Abnormal functioning or structure of the brain

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding encephalopathy and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the type of encephalopathy caused by kidney failure
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding abnormal functioning or structure of the brain

Additional Learning

To study more information about this topic, review the lesson titled What is Encephalopathy? - Definition, Symptoms & Treatment. Find these objectives in the lesson:

  • Identify encephalopathy and its duration/severity
  • Review the causes of encephalopathy
  • Know the different types of encephalopathy
  • Recall the treatment options for encephalopathy