Heparin: Classification, Uses & Side Effects


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Heparin is a blood thinner that is classified as an _____.

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1. Two common uses for heparin are _____ and _____.

2. Name two common side effects of heparin.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Go through the quiz and worksheet to find out how much you know about heparin. Its classification and uses are topics you need to know for the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll see these topics on the quiz:

  • Two common uses for heparin
  • How heparin is classified
  • Two common side-effects of heparin
  • The effects of thrombocytopenia

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the severe side-effects of heparin
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on heparin
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about what heparin is used for and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Heparin: Classification, Uses & Side Effects is a lesson designed to help you study more about:

  • The meaning of blood thinner
  • How heparin affects the body
  • Situations when heparin is used