What is a Massive Stroke? - Causes & Symptoms


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What is the proper term for a massive stroke?

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1. The National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale categorizes a severe stroke as being between which scores?

2. What are the two very general types of severe stroke?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The signs of a massive stroke are devastating and can result in lifelong consequences. Use this interactive quiz and worksheet to focus on the proper term for a massive stroke and the score range of a severe stroke as categorized by the National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on:

  • General types of severe stroke
  • Negative consequences of physical inactivity
  • Another name for a massive stroke
  • Description of an individual experiencing a severe stroke
  • How a severe stroke is categorized by the National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the general types of severe stroke
  • Making connections - use understanding and knowledge of physical inactivity to determine the potential negative consequences of it
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on massive stroke

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson called, What is a Massive Stroke? - Causes & Symptoms. The objectives addressed include:

  • Discuss what occurs in the body when a stroke occurs
  • Identify the tool that doctors use to determine the severity of a stroke
  • Review the different causes of massive strokes such as diabetes and tobacco use
  • Explain the different symptoms of a massive stroke