What is a Hematoma? - Definition, Types, Symptoms & Treatment


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What is the most common cause of a hematoma?

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1. What type of hematoma is the most dangerous?

2. What acronym should you remember for minor hematoma treatment?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will help you learn more about the characteristics and treatment of a hematoma with several quiz questions. The questions deal with causes, types, and mnemonics used when treating certain hematomas.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you will be tested on your knowledge of:

  • Common causes of a hematoma
  • The most dangerous type of hematoma
  • An acronym to remember when treating minor hematomas
  • Hematomas in the brain

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related hematoma lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the characteristics and treatment of hematomas in a different light
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson such as the different types of hematomas
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of hematomas to answer questions about acronyms related to their treatment

Additional Learning

To find out more about this assessment's subject matter, you can read through the related lesson called What is a Hematoma? - Definition, Types, Symptoms and Treatment. This lesson covers the following subject matter:

  • The definition of a hematoma
  • Causes of hematomas
  • Hematoma types and examples of each
  • Symptoms and treatments for this cancerous disease