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We have 1,443 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 698 PubMed indexed review articles related to the Anesthesiology Examination. You can customize practice questions to anatomical and clinical Board Certified Anesthesiologist subject areas. In addition, you will have access to a 250 question pre- and post-test Anesthesiology 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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Anesthesiology Exam Overview
How many hours is the Anesthesiology Exam?
The Anesthesiology Exam is 6 hours.
How many questions is the Anesthesiology Exam?
The Anesthesiology Exam is 330 questions.
What topics are covered on the Anesthesiology Exam?
Topics include: Basic Sciences: Anatomy, Physics, and Anesthesia Delivery Devices, Mathematics, Pharmacology; Clinical Sciences: Evaluaiton of the Patient and Preoperative Preparation, Regional Anesthesia, General Anesthesia, Monitored Anesthesia Care and Sedation, Intravenous Fluid Therapy during Anesthesia, Common Complications, Postoperative Care; Organ-Based Basic and Clinical Sciences: Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems, Respiratory System, Cardiovascular System, Gastrointestinal/Hepatic Systems, Renal and Urinary Systems/electrolyte Balance, Hematologic System, Endocrin and Metabloci Systems, Neuromuscular Diseases and Disorders; Special Problems or Issues in Anesthesiology: Physician Impairment or Disability - Substance Abuse, Fatigue, Aging, Visual and Auditory Impariment, American Disabilities Act, Ethis, Practice Management, and Medicolegal Issues.
Anesthesiology Exam MCQs (1,443)
Our question bank for the Anesthesiology Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 22 questions
- Cardiovascular - 329 questions
- Connective Tissue - 9 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 139 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 66 questions
- Eyes - 25 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 110 questions
- Genetics - 5 questions
- Genitourinary - 26 questions
- Growth and Development - 7 questions
- Gynecologic - 11 questions
- Hematologic - 72 questions
- Infectious - 52 questions
- Integument - 30 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 227 questions
- Nervous - 595 questions
- Nutrition - 6 questions
- Obstetric - 54 questions
- Oncologic - 40 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 19 questions
- Pulmonary - 451 questions
- Renal - 31 questions
- Surgery - 658 questions
- Toxicology - 143 questions
- Trauma - 237 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 21 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 12 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 12 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 251 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 63 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 405 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 9 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 594 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 3 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 3 questions
- Causes - 568 questions
- Classification - 200 questions
- Differential - 350 questions
- Epidemiology - 14 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 152 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 163 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 257 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 2 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 267 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 178 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 11 questions
- History Physical - 1399 questions
- Legal - 4 questions
- Pathophysiology - 595 questions
- Patient Education - 15 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 943 questions
- Toxicology - 90 questions
- Treatment Medical - 1038 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 2 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 19 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 1 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 7 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 608 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 6 questions
- Clinical Education - 30 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 158 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 10 questions
- Drug Information - 182 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 97 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 20 questions
Anesthesiology Exam Articles (698)
Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone ADH release (SIADH) is a condition defined by the unsuppressed release of antidiuretic hormone ...
The importance of the appropriate perioperative cardiac management in non-cardiac surgery lies in the high number of surgical procedures performed ...
Dystropinopathies are a group of X-linked muscle disorders, with their most recognized pathology being Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), followed ...
In the United States (U.S.), 30,000 to 40,000 amputations are performed each year. Amputations can occur for many reasons including severe trauma, ...
When pilots fly high-performance aircraft, they conduct maneuvers in the air that expose them to high acceleration in the +GZ axis. These +GZ force ...
A bronchoscopy is an essential tool for clinicians and health care providers treating patients with lung diseases.
Synchronized intermittent mandatory ventilation (SIMV) is a type of volume control mode of ventilation. With this mode, the ventilator will deliver ...
Chronic pain is a complex condition, characterized by changes in the nervous system and clinical manifestations that are influenced by ps ...
Diabetes insipidus (DI) is a disease process that results in either decreased release of or response to antidiuretic hormone (ADH, also known as va ...
Placental abruption is the early separation of a placenta from the lining of the uterus before completion of the second stage of labor. It is one o ...
Airway patency and adequate respiratory effort are both essential for normal oxygenation and ventilation within the body so that normal physiologic ...
Acute respiratory failure is caused by a wide range of etiologies. Progression to cardiopulmonary arrest and ultimately death is likely in th ...
Patients with hypovolemic shock have severe hypovolemia with decreased peripheral perfusion. If left untreated, these patients can develop ischemic ...
Derived from the foxglove plant (Digitalis spp.), digoxin is a cardiac glycoside that historically was used for "dropsy" (edema) and is currently u ...
Needlestick injuries are known to occur frequently in healthcare settings and can be serious. In North America, millions of healthcare workers ...
Daniel C Sizemore MD Assistant Professor MD, FASA, Vice Chair, Program Director WVU Medicine Morgantown WV
Russell K McAllister MD Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology Interim Chair-Anesthesiology Texas A&M College of Medicine DABA, DABPM, FASA Temple TX
Jason Widrich MD, MBA Assistant Professor University of Florida Cardiac Anesthesia and Trans Esophageal Echocardiography Jacksonville FL
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