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We have 750 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 463 PubMed indexed review articles related to the ATLS® Examination. You can customize practice questions to anatomical and clinical Trauma Clinician subject areas. In addition, you will have access to a 250 question pre- and post-test Advanced Trauma Life Support® Exam to help you target learning and identify areas that need further study. Analytics and reports allow you to compare your scores to other students.
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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 (750)
Our question bank for the Advanced Trauma Life Support® Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 2 questions
- Cardiovascular - 182 questions
- Connective Tissue - 3 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 66 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 7 questions
- Eyes - 22 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 66 questions
- Genetics - 2 questions
- Genitourinary - 25 questions
- Growth and Development - 4 questions
- Gynecologic - 1 questions
- Hematologic - 34 questions
- Infectious - 10 questions
- Integument - 39 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 213 questions
- Nervous - 207 questions
- Obstetric - 8 questions
- Oncologic - 2 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 3 questions
- Pulmonary - 136 questions
- Renal - 20 questions
- Surgery - 109 questions
- Toxicology - 24 questions
- Trauma - 773 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 25 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 7 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 13 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 5 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 36 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 10 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 362 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 - 300 questions
- Classification - 109 questions
- Differential - 280 questions
- Epidemiology - 9 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 76 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 39 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 89 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 58 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 278 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 14 questions
- History Physical - 787 questions
- Legal - 8 questions
- Pathophysiology - 313 questions
- Patient Education - 6 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 460 questions
- Toxicology - 16 questions
- Treatment Medical - 285 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 1 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 89 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 3 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 193 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 9 questions
- Clinical Education - 20 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 18 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 2 questions
- Drug Information - 15 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 16 questions
Advanced Trauma Life Support® Exam Articles (463)
An arterial pseudoaneurysm, AKA false aneurysm, is caused by damage to the arterial wall, resulting in locally contained hematoma with turbulent bl ...
Spinal immobilization with a backboard and cervical collar for patients with suspected spine injury became common practice in the 1960s. This decis ...
The surgical airway is not a new concept in the world of medicine. Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics display images indicating that surgeons may ...
The tibialis anterior muscle, also known as the tibialis anticus, is the largest of 4 muscles in the anterior compartment of the leg. Its thick mus ...
Enteral nutrition is using the gastrointestinal tract to supply nutrients. This can be accomplished with feedings by mouth or through a feeding tub ...
Fractures of the orbital floor and the medial orbital wall (blowout fractures) are common midface injuries. Orbital fractures have a distin ...
Basilar skull fractures, usually caused by substantial blunt force trauma, involve at least one of the bones that compose the base of the skull. Ba ...
Chest trauma has quickly risen to be the second most common traumatic injury in non-intentional trauma.
The head and neck region obtain the majority of its blood supply via the carotid and also vertebral arteries. This activity primarily focuses on th ...
Traumatic injury is the leading cause of death among individuals younger than 45 years old . ...
Dento-alveolar trauma includes injuries caused by an external impact to the dentition and its surrounding structures. These injuries rang ...
In the United States, trauma centers are identified through a designation process and a verification process. The criteria for the designation of a ...
Above-the-knee amputations (AKA) involve removing the leg from the body by cutting through both the thigh tissue and femoral bone. This procedure m ...
The term "polytrauma" is used frequently in trauma practice and literature. It refers to multiple injuries that involve multiple organs or systems. ...
When operating in a hostile environment, whether in a military or civilian setting, the tactical medical provider’s (TMP) priority is to asse ...
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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