Vertebroplasty: Definition, Procedure & Recovery


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A vertebroplasty is _____.

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1. What is the outcome goal of a vertebroplasty procedure?

2. Why is it important that the patient not eat or drink anything on the morning of a vertebroplasty procedure?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

As you complete the quiz and worksheet, you can see what you know about vertebroplasty. The steps it involves and its purpose are topics you need to know in order to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can test your understanding of:

  • What is injected into the patient's vertebra during vertebroplasty
  • How patients feel after a vertebroplasty
  • Purpose of a vertebroplasty
  • Why patients shouldn't eat or drink the morning of a vertebroplasty procedure

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on vertebroplasty
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what a vertebroplasty is
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why patients can't eat or drink anything prior to a vertebroplasty procedure and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To review more about this procedure, use the lesson called Vertebroplasty: Definition, Procedure & Recovery. You'll get to cover more about:

  • The steps involved in a vertebroplasty
  • Benefits of getting this procedure
  • How long it takes to recover from a vertebroplasty
  • What bedrest is