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Advanced Trauma Life Support® Exam Overview
How many hours is the Advanced Trauma Life Support® Exam?
The Advanced Trauma Life Support® Exam is 1 hours.
How many questions is the Advanced Trauma Life Support® Exam?
The Advanced Trauma Life Support® Exam is 50 questions.
What topics are covered on the Advanced Trauma Life Support® Exam?
Topics include: Initial Assessment and Management with Demonstrations, Airway and Ventilatory Management, Shock, Thoracic Trauma, Abdominal Trauma, Head Trauma, Spine and Spinal Cord Trauma, Musculoskeletal, Injury due to Burn and Cold, Extreme Ages, Trauma in Women, and Transfer to Definitive Care
Advanced Trauma Life Support® Exam MCQs (616)
Our question bank for the Advanced Trauma Life Support® Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 2 questions
- Cardiovascular - 148 questions
- Connective Tissue - 3 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 56 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 6 questions
- Eyes - 17 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 52 questions
- Genetics - 2 questions
- Genitourinary - 21 questions
- Growth and Development - 2 questions
- Hematologic - 29 questions
- Infectious - 7 questions
- Integument - 33 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 174 questions
- Nervous - 168 questions
- Nutrition - 2 questions
- Obstetric - 8 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 2 questions
- Pulmonary - 113 questions
- Renal - 14 questions
- Surgery - 95 questions
- Toxicology - 16 questions
- Trauma - 677 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 23 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 4 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 11 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 3 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 38 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 8 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 352 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 1 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 378 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 4 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 3 questions
- Causes - 255 questions
- Classification - 89 questions
- Differential - 284 questions
- Epidemiology - 12 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 65 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 32 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 93 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 45 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 259 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 13 questions
- History Physical - 683 questions
- Legal - 6 questions
- Pathophysiology - 280 questions
- Patient Education - 5 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 426 questions
- Toxicology - 11 questions
- Treatment Medical - 258 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 1 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 82 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 3 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 163 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 9 questions
- Clinical Education - 20 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 18 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 3 questions
- Drug Information - 12 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 11 questions
Advanced Trauma Life Support® Exam Articles (351)
Musculoskeletal (MSK) injuries sustained after trauma are a very common occurrence across the United States and throughout the world. Nearly 15% of ...
Urethral injury is a relatively rare medical condition accounting for less than 1% of all emergency department visits in the United States.
Most burns are small and are treated at home or by local providers as outpatients. This chapter will focus on the initial resuscitation and m ...
Due to the inherent structural and mechanical integrity of the pelvic ring, the pelvis is a highly stable structure. Therefore, fractures of t ...
The topic of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and related injuries is vast. The following article provides highlights of WMD and references the im ...
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a common presentation in emergency departments, which accounts for more than one million visits annually. It i ...
Hyponatremia is defined as a serum sodium concentration of less than 135 mEq/L but can vary to some extent depending upon the set values of varied ...
Chest trauma has quickly risen to the second most common traumatic injury in non-intentional trauma. Trauma to the chest comes with the highes ...
The perimortem cesarean section, as described in its name, is the surgical delivery of the fetus, performed at or near death of the maternal patien ...
Tibial plateau fractures account for 1% of all fractures and are typically sustained with high-energy mechanisms.
Catastrophic events can range from natural disasters such as Hurricane Maria which devastated Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017
A spinal cord injury is a potentially crippling injury which often results in severe and permanent disability. Quite often when we encounter multi- ...
Leukocytosis is the broad term for an elevated white blood cell (WBC) count, typically above 11.0x10^9/L, on a peripheral blood smear collection. T ...
Assessment of the geriatric trauma patient is unique, and this population requires special attention. As the elderly population increases, the numb ...
Meperidine, also known as pethidine, is in the class of phenylpiperidine as a hydrochloride salt synthetic form of the opioid, which is a white cry ...
Bracken Burns MS, DO Professor of Surgery Director of Trauma and Critical Care East Tennessee State University (ETSU) FACOS Johnson City TN
Michael C Wadman MD Professor University of Nebraska Medical Center FACEP, FAAEM Omaha NE
Dan L Field MD Instructor California Northstate University FACEP Granite Bay CA
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