What Is Ischemia? - Definition, Causes & Symptoms


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Arm pain may be a sign of _____. Choose the best answer(s).

I. Myocardial ischemia

II. Acute intestinal ischemia

III. Acute limb ischemia

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1. Angina is a symptom of what form of ischemia?

2. Acute mesenteric ischemia affects the _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The assessment tool can gauge your understanding of ischemia. If you would like to pass the quiz, you should know the type of ischemia that results in no symptoms and the procedure that takes a vessel from the body and places it in the heart.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessments will cover material such as:

  • The type of ischemia that has no symptoms
  • Causes of ischemia
  • A disease that leads to plaque buildup in blood vessels
  • A procedure that replaces a damaged and blocked blood vessel
  • The affected body part for the condition ischemia

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding ischemia and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the causes of ischemia
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about what part of the body is affected by ischemia

Additional Learning

Check out the lesson named What is Ischemia? - Definition, Causes & Symptoms to see helpful diagrams and to learn more about this condition. You'll be able to do the following once you finish studying the lesson:

  • Identify what ischemia is and the dangers of this condition
  • Recall the different health issues that can cause ischemia
  • Understand the symptoms of ischemia
  • Know what different types of treatment are available with ischemia