Pyelonephritis: Symptoms & Treatment


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What is pyelonephritis?

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Classically, pyelonephritis leads to _____.

I. Side pain

II. Fever

III. Nausea and/or vomiting

2. What is pyelonephritis usually caused by?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Quickly assess what you know and understand about pyelonephritis using this quiz and corresponding worksheet. You will need to know the symptoms of this condition as well as how it is treated to correctly answer questions on this assessment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

If you want to do well on this quiz, you should prepare yourself to do the following:

  • Define pyelonephritis
  • Identify symptoms of pyelonephritis
  • Name the cause of this condition
  • Describe what is used to treat pyelonephritis
  • Understand what is done in cases of severe pyelonephritis

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as the cause of this condition
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define pyelonephritis
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding severe pyelonephritis
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the symptoms and treatment of pyelonephritis

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more, refer to the lesson titled Pyelonephritis: Symptoms & Treatment. Details related in this lesson include:

  • What 'pyelo', 'nephr' and 'itis' each refer to
  • What confirms the diagnosis of pyelonephritis
  • Types of drugs used to treat pyelonephritis