What Is Pleurisy? - Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment


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Pleurisy is inflammation of what structure?

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1. What is another term for pleurisy?

2. What type of infection most commonly causes pleurisy?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Evaluate your ability to comprehend material about pleurisy. The quiz will test you on areas such as how a doctor diagnoses pleurisy and the sites of the body that experience pain with pleurisy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on the following:

  • Type of infection that causes pleurisy
  • How pleurisy is diagnosed
  • Structure that is inflamed with pleurisy
  • Another name for pleurisy

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the structure that experiences inflammation with pleurisy
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the type of infection that causes pleurisy
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding pleurisy and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To better understand the main ideas related to pleurisy, complete the lesson titled What is Pleurisy? - Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the role of pleura
  • Recall the different causes of pleurisy
  • Learn the symptoms of pleurisy
  • Understand the available options for treating the infection