Heart Murmur: Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment


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A harmless heart murmur is called what?

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1. What type of heart murmur is considered to be harmful and possibly serious?

2. The thickening of the aortic valve is called what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There a several signs of a heart murmur, and this quiz/worksheet combo will test your understanding of the causes and two main types of heart murmurs.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

Use these assessments to test your knowledge of:

  • Types of heart murmurs
  • Heart valve conditions
  • Symptoms of heart murmurs
  • Heart murmur treatment options

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to practice these skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the two kinds of heart murmurs in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use the knowledge you've gained to recognize symptoms of heart murmurs
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the aortic valve becoming stiff and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Learn more about heart murmurs by reviewing this lesson called Heart Murmur: Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment. This lesson highlights the following objectives:

  • Identify the causes of different types of heart murmurs
  • Discuss the symptoms of heart valve abnormalities
  • Explain heart murmur treatment options