What Is Syncope? - Definition, Causes & Symptoms

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What is the medical definition of syncope?

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1. When can syncope occur?

2. Which of the following can cause syncope?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will gauge how much you know about syncope. You will be tested on the types of symptoms that warn people before syncope occurs and the most common form of syncope, among other related topics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the assessment tools to test yourself on:

  • When syncope can occur
  • The symptoms people experience before syncope
  • The causes of syncope
  • Another name for syncope
  • The most common type of syncope

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about the causes of syncope
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding another name for syncope
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding syncope symptoms and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Go over the lesson titled What is Syncope? - Definition, Causes & Symptoms to learn more about this topic. The lesson includes the following objectives:

  • Identify what syncope is and what could cause it
  • Review the five different types of syncope people can experience
  • Learn about the symptoms people experience during syncope
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