Heart Failure: The Left Heart, Lungs, & Etiology


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_____ is shortness or difficulty of breath.

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1. Difficulty breathing when lying down is known as:

2. A patient has severe shortness of breath while they sleep. What is their likely diagnosis?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz will ask you about the technical terms related to symptoms of heart failure. The questions will all ask you to complete the sentence.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will help you cover the following ideas:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Shortness of breath when sleeping
  • Heart failure
  • Fluid in the lungs

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you with these following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related heart failure lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of heart failure
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the lungs and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding breathing

Additional Learning

After you complete the quiz, head over to the partner lesson Heart Failure: The Left Heart, Lungs, & Etiology. The lesson will help you cover the following information:

  • Defining heart failure and congestive heart failure
  • Exploring etiology
  • Understanding pulmonary edema
  • Detailing dyspnea
  • Describing orthopnea
  • Characterizing paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea