What Is Perfusion? - Definition & Treatment


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Perfusion is the process of _____ being delivered to the body's tissues.

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1. During which cardiac cycle does perfusion occur?

2. What are the causes of poor perfusion?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo can be used to review your knowledge of perfusion and its effects on the body. Questions will focus on definitions as well as applications of medical knowledge.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See what you know about topics like:

  • What perfusion is
  • Which cardiac cycle perfusion occurs in
  • Possible causes of poor perfusion
  • Treatment for inadequate perfusion

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as treatments for poor perfusion
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as perfusion
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how arterial blockage is diagnosed

Additional Learning

Get a more in depth look at what perfusion is with the lesson titled What is Perfusion? Definition & Treatment. The material will help you learn concepts like:

  • How unoxygenated blood is returned to the heart
  • Analogies for how the heart functions
  • The use of grafts in treating cardiac conditions