Secondary Prevention: Definition & Examples


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Which of the following is an example of a secondary prevention strategy?

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1. What is a good secondary prevention strategy for high blood pressure?

2. A colonoscopy is a kind of secondary prevention strategy that's designed to:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The interactive quiz and worksheet help you see how familiar you are with secondary prevention. Expect to be tested over colonoscopies and the goals of secondary prevention.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools were put together to assess your understanding of:

  • The term referring to the interruption of an asymptomatic disease before it becomes symptomatic
  • Goals of secondary prevention
  • An example of this type of prevention
  • The best secondary prevention strategy for high blood pressure

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - retrieve the knowledge you have acquired about the purpose of a colonoscopy
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a colonoscopy
  • Making connections - understand the concept of a secondary prevention strategy and the type of problems it works well with

Additional Learning

In order to gain additional knowledge about these strategies, look over the lesson called Secondary Prevention: Definition & Examples. Use this lesson to analyze more topics, including:

  • Differences between primary prevention and secondary prevention
  • Examples of secondary prevention
  • The process of secondary prevention