Hemothorax: Definition, Symptoms & Treatment


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What is the definition of a hemothorax?

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1. What do you call the space between the chest wall and lung?

2. How is a hemothorax diagnosed?

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Hemothorax is a medical condition that can become serious if left untreated. The following interactive quiz and printable worksheet will test your knowledge of this health problem. This information will help you better comprehend the lesson on hemothorax.

About This Quiz & Worksheet

Hemothorax is a medical condition that can affect vital organs of the body. This quiz/worksheet combo will test you on topics about hemothorax and allow you to realize what you know about this condition.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you will be quizzed on:

  • What is hemothorax
  • Complications associated with hemothorax
  • How is hemothorax diagnosed

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about anatomy to identify particular parts of the chest and lungs
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the complications and treatments associated with hemothorax
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how hemothorax is diagnosed and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Learn more about hemothorax and how it can affect the body by reviewing the lesson called Hemothorax: Definition, Symptoms & Treatment. The lesson will cover the following health topics:

  • The causes of hemothorax
  • The symptoms of this medical condition
  • Primary treatment option for hemothorax