Blood Clot in the Brain: Symptoms, Signs & Treatment


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What is the term for a blood clot in the bloodstream?

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1. Which of the following is a symptom of a blood clot in the brain?

2. Which treatment for a blood clot in the brain is the surgical removal of a blood clot?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Reading over this printable worksheet will help you learn more about blood clots in the brain. The interactive quiz will test you on things such as the medical term for a blood clot found in the bloodstream and symptoms of a blood clot in the brain.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Symptoms of a blood clot in the brain
  • Something that is not a symptom of blood clots in the brain
  • Surgical and non-surgical treatments for brain blood clots
  • Medical term for a blood clot found in the bloodstream

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding brain blood clots
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify a method for treating a brain blood clot from a list of options
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the surgical treatment for brain blood clots

Additional Learning

Learn more about this topic by reviewing the corresponding lesson titled Blood Clot in the Brain: Symptoms, Signs & Treatment. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify what a thrombus is
  • Learn about what a stroke is and how it occurs
  • Review the various symptoms that are exhibited when people are experiencing blood clots in the brain, such as a headache
  • Understand how anticoagulants help patients with blood clots