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We have 643 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 323 PubMed indexed review articles related to the Primary Certification in Cardiothoracic Surgery . You can customize practice questions to anatomical and clinical Cardiothoracic Surgeron subject areas. In addition, you will have access to a 250 question pre- and post-test Cardiothoracic Surgery 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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Cardiothoracic Surgery Exam Overview
How many hours is the Cardiothoracic Surgery Exam?
The Cardiothoracic Surgery Exam is 4 hours.
How many questions is the Cardiothoracic Surgery Exam?
The Cardiothoracic Surgery Exam is 200 questions.
What topics are covered on the Cardiothoracic Surgery Exam?
Topics include: Basic Science: 1-3%, Cardiac & Cardiac Surgery: 49-53%, Chest: 105%, Esophagus: 2-5%, Mediastinal (Mediasinum): 1-4%, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine: 1-3%, Other: 6-8%, Pulmonary: 2-6%, Thoracic: 23-27%, and Trauma: 1-3%
Cardiothoracic Surgery Exam MCQs (643)
Our question bank for the Cardiothoracic Surgery Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 4 questions
- Cardiovascular - 672 questions
- Connective Tissue - 2 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 11 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 6 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 28 questions
- Genetics - 7 questions
- Genitourinary - 1 questions
- Growth and Development - 55 questions
- Hematologic - 29 questions
- Infectious - 39 questions
- Integument - 5 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 18 questions
- Nervous - 18 questions
- Nutrition - 1 questions
- Obstetric - 5 questions
- Oncologic - 40 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 1 questions
- Pulmonary - 114 questions
- Renal - 1 questions
- Surgery - 347 questions
- Toxicology - 3 questions
- Trauma - 57 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 20 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 1 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 15 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 17 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 253 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 276 questions
- Causes - 279 questions
- Classification - 104 questions
- Differential - 249 questions
- Epidemiology - 15 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 158 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 84 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 73 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 1 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 194 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 340 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 3 questions
- History Physical - 707 questions
- Legal - 1 questions
- Pathophysiology - 293 questions
- Patient Education - 15 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 485 questions
- Toxicology - 2 questions
- Treatment Medical - 165 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 1 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 2 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 5 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 1 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 469 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 2 questions
- Clinical Education - 23 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 16 questions
- Drug Information - 13 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 6 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 3 questions
Cardiothoracic Surgery Exam Articles (323)
The thoracic wall is made up of five muscles: the external intercostal muscles, internal intercostal muscles, innermost intercostal muscles, s ...
Prosthetic valve endocarditis (PVE) is a microbial infection of the endovascular that occurs on parts of a prosthetic valve or on the reconstructed ...
Cardiac tamponade is a medical or traumatic emergency that happens when enough fluid accumulates in the pericardial sac compressing the heart ...
Cardiac catheterization is an invasive procedure that has evolved over the past four centuries. Although the description of circulation by William ...
The basic concept of echocardiography was first demonstrated by Lazzaro Spallanzani in the 18 century when he described the reflected echoes of ina ...
Mitral regurgitation (MR) is caused by the retrograde flow of blood from the left ventricle (LV) into the left atrium (LA) through the mitral valve ...
Aortic regurgitation (AR), also known as aortic insufficiency, is the reverse blood flow from the aorta into the left ventricle (LV) during diastol ...
Pulmonary hypoplasia is a rare congenital anomaly characterized by incomplete development of the lung tissue. There are impaired gaseous exchange a ...
The left atrial appendage (LAA) is a unique structure that lies within the pericardium, close to the free wall of the left ventricle. It has unique ...
Cardioplegia is a pharmacological therapy administered during cardiac surgery to intentionally and temporarily arrest the heart. The first solution ...
Tricuspid regurgitation is comparatively a common anomaly. Structural modifications of any or all of the tricuspid valve apparatus may cause t ...
The current gold standard of cardiac surgical myocardial protection is the administration of cardioplegia. Administration of potassium-rich cardiop ...
Infective endocarditis occurs globally and is the infection of the endocardial surface of the native valve, prosthetic heart valve, or an implanted ...
Primary cardiac tumors are rare, 75% are benign and have a reported incidence of 0.03–0.32%.
The term "hyperglycemia" is derived from the Greek hyper (high) + glykys (sweet/sugar) + haima (blood). Hyperglycemia is blood glucose greater than ...
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