ALS Quiz

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Airman Leadership School Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is to measure your understanding of ALS with the information that has been provided


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Is there a cure for ALS?
    • A. 

      Yes, many are available

    • B. 

      Only one drug is available to cure ALS

    • C. 

      No cure is available yet

  • 2. 
    What does ALS stand for?
    • A. 

      Arterial Sclerosis

    • B. 

      Amyotropic Lateral Sclerosis

    • C. 

      Alzheimer disease

  • 3. 
    What parts of the body does ALS effect?
    • A. 

      Attacks the nerve cells (neurons)

    • B. 

      Digestive system

    • C. 

      Endocrine system

  • 4. 
    What is sialorrhea?
    • A. 

      Normal production of sweat and salivary glands

    • B. 

      A decreased ability to manage normal saliva production

    • C. 

      Increase of saliva

  • 5. 
    What are some of the barriers to care for ALS clients?
    • A. 

      Xerostomia, proximal caries

    • B. 

      Halitosis

    • C. 

      Has excess saliva, a tight jaw, or trouble sitting up or lying back

  • 6. 
    What are the coming events for ALS?
    • A. 

      Baseball game

    • B. 

      Hockey tournaments

    • C. 

      Walk for research

  • 7. 
    Who can be effected by ALS?
    • A. 

      Kids

    • B. 

      Older adults

    • C. 

      Women

  • 8. 
    Is ALS contangious?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    ALS is also called ?
    • A. 

      Sclerose laterale amyotrophique

    • B. 

      Lou Gehrig's disease

    • C. 

      Maladie de Lou Gehrig

    • D. 

      Motor Neuron Disease ( MND)

    • E. 

      Maladie de Charcot

    • F. 

      Maladie Charcot Neuron Disease

  • 10. 
    What other health care professionals can be included when providing treatment to a client with ALS?
    • A. 

      Family Physician

    • B. 

      Neurologist

    • C. 

      ALS Nurse

    • D. 

      Occupational Therapist

    • E. 

      Physiotherapist

    • F. 

      Dietition

    • G. 

      Speech-Language Pathologist

    • H. 

      Respirtory therapist

    • I. 

      Social Worker

    • J. 

      All of the above

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