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


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Which of the following best describes pruritus?

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1. Which of the following skin conditions causes pruritus?

2. Which home remedy can relieve pruritus?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will test your understanding of pruritus. Information that would be helpful to know would be primary diseases that would result in pruritus and medication that is used to treat pruritus.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Utilize the assessment tools to gauge your understanding of:

  • A home remedy type of treatment that can be used to relieve the symptoms of pruritus
  • Primary diseases that could result in pruritus
  • Description of pruritus
  • Medications that are used to treat pruritus
  • Skin conditions that could result in pruritus

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on pruritus
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about a home remedy type of treatment that is used to alleviate the symptoms of pruritus
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding a skin condition that could result in pruritus

Additional Learning

To learn more information about pruritus, go over the lesson titled What is Pruritus? - Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment. The lesson contains the following objectives:

  • Identify what pruritus is and the importance of resisting the urge to scratch
  • Review the different medical conditions that could result in pruritus
  • Learn about the numerous options there are for treatment of pruritus