Alzheimer's: History, Causes, and Treatments

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Alzheimer's:

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1. Which of the following is true regarding Alzheimer's?

2. A common sign or symptom of Alzheimer's may be:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the characteristics and effects of Alzheimer's. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the symptoms, clinical signs, and treatment for the disease.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • The definition of Alzheimer's
  • Signs of the disease
  • How the disease is diagnosed
  • The definition of tangles
  • Treatment methods for Alzheimer's

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding the characteristics of Alzheimer's and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as Alzheimer's, plaques, tangles, and microtubules
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Alzheimer's disease
  • Knowledge application - use you knowledge to answer questions about the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer's

Additional Learning

To learn more about Alzheimer's, review the accompanying lesson on the History and Characteristics of Alzheimer's Disease. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about what Alzheimer's is and its relationship to dementia
  • Identify who Alzheimer's typically affects
  • Discover diagnostic symptoms of the disease
  • Define clinical terms associated with the disease
  • Explore the medication used to treat Alzheimer's
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