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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 (1,433)
Our question bank for the Anesthesiology Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 24 questions
- Cardiovascular - 302 questions
- Connective Tissue - 8 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 140 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 68 questions
- Eyes - 33 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 126 questions
- Genetics - 9 questions
- Genitourinary - 33 questions
- Growth and Development - 11 questions
- Gynecologic - 18 questions
- Hematologic - 63 questions
- Infectious - 52 questions
- Integument - 21 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 250 questions
- Nervous - 628 questions
- Nutrition - 10 questions
- Obstetric - 68 questions
- Oncologic - 44 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 24 questions
- Pulmonary - 449 questions
- Renal - 30 questions
- Surgery - 777 questions
- Toxicology - 144 questions
- Trauma - 195 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 68 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 8 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 13 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 308 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 53 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 559 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 3 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 830 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 3 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 2 questions
- Causes - 676 questions
- Classification - 201 questions
- Differential - 433 questions
- Epidemiology - 14 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 141 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 153 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 368 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 241 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 176 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 12 questions
- History Physical - 1490 questions
- Legal - 3 questions
- Pathophysiology - 674 questions
- Patient Education - 10 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 1023 questions
- Toxicology - 97 questions
- Treatment Medical - 1097 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 2 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 13 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 1 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 4 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 719 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 2 questions
- Clinical Education - 84 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 208 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 8 questions
- Drug Information - 183 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 104 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 20 questions
Anesthesiology Exam Articles (667)
Transdermal fentanyl has FDA approval for patients with moderate to severe chronic non-cancer and cancer-associated pain. The patient's chroni ...
Intravenous midazolam is used for the induction of anesthesia and also in the management of acute seizures. Because of its water-soluble ...
A central venous catheter (CVC) is an indwelling device that is peripherally inserted into a large, central vein (most commonly the internal jugula ...
'Porphyria' has been derived from the ancient Greek word porphura, meaning purple. Porphyrins are precursors of heme, an essential component of hem ...
The normal intracranial pressure (ICP) ranges within 7 to 15 mm Hg while in the vertical position, it does not exceed −15 mm Hg. Overnight sl ...
An abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is defined as a permanent dilation of the abdominal aorta, with a diameter greater than 3 cm or a diameter great ...
The primary survey is designed to assess and treat any life-threatening injuries quickly. It should be completed very rapidly. The main causes of d ...
Syndactyly is one of the most common congenital anomalies of the extremities. Syndactyly refers to the soft tissue and/or osseous fusion of ad ...
A rise in opioid-related adverse effects and death has led to a surge in utilizing alternative methods to treat pain. The increasing adop ...
A median nerve block is a simple, safe, and effective method of obtaining anesthesia to the palmar aspect of the thumb, index finger, middle finger ...
Nerve impulse transmission occurs when voltage-gated sodium channels on the neuronal membrane open, allowing a massive influx of sodium. This cause ...
The management of neck trauma can be challenging and sometimes overwhelming, as this anatomical region contains many vital structures. These struct ...
The sural nerve block is a regional anesthetic technique used as an alternative or adjunct to general anesthesia for foot and ankle surgery (Figure ...
Hypertension (HTN) is the most common medical diagnosis. It results in end-organ damage in the vasculature, heart, brain, kidneys, and eyes. It is ...
Maintaining blood in a liquid state is critical for homeostasis. It allows blood to supply adequate oxygen and nutrients to tissues while also elim ...
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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