Peripheral Venous Disease: Symptoms & Treatment


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Veins that are large and twisted as a result of valve dysfunction are termed:

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1. Deep venous thrombosis may lead to which life-threatening condition?

2. Which of the following is an example of thromboembolism?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo is designed to assess your understanding of conditions that can arise from disorders of the veins. You will be quizzed mainly on terms used to describe these types of disease.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Terms used to describe:
    • Large and twisted veins resulting from valve dysfunction
    • The life-threatening condition resulting from deep venous thrombosis
    • Deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism together
  • Risk factors for many peripheral venous disease
  • What phlebitis refers to

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding life-threatening and non-life-threatening peripheral venous disease
  • Defining key concepts ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as phlebitis
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism

Additional Learning

To learn more about this type of disease, review the accompanying lesson called Peripheral Venous Disease: Symptoms & Treatment. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify which veins in the body are considered peripheral veins
  • Note a non-lethal type of peripheral venous disease
  • Explain how valves in the veins work and how their dysfunction leads to disease
  • Relate more serious problems associated with varicose veins
  • List risk factors for developing peripheral venous disease
  • Discuss possible treatments for these conditions