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We have 1,322 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 623 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 (1,322)
Our question bank for the Cardiothoracic Surgery Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 9 questions
- Cardiovascular - 1345 questions
- Connective Tissue - 17 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 23 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 23 questions
- Eyes - 5 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 49 questions
- Genetics - 29 questions
- Genitourinary - 6 questions
- Growth and Development - 93 questions
- Hematologic - 54 questions
- Infectious - 79 questions
- Integument - 15 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 41 questions
- Nervous - 48 questions
- Nutrition - 3 questions
- Obstetric - 13 questions
- Oncologic - 56 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 8 questions
- Pulmonary - 222 questions
- Renal - 20 questions
- Surgery - 529 questions
- Toxicology - 17 questions
- Trauma - 96 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 27 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 4 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 5 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 57 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 27 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 456 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 2 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 475 questions
- Causes - 506 questions
- Classification - 179 questions
- Differential - 488 questions
- Epidemiology - 30 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 331 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 159 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 106 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 9 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 431 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 598 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 6 questions
- History Physical - 1312 questions
- Legal - 4 questions
- Pathophysiology - 571 questions
- Patient Education - 27 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 884 questions
- Toxicology - 11 questions
- Treatment Medical - 425 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 1 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 3 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 6 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 6 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 709 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 6 questions
- Clinical Education - 35 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 49 questions
- Drug Information - 41 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 19 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 5 questions
Cardiothoracic Surgery Exam Articles (623)
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Eisenmenger syndrome (ES) is a constellation of symptoms that arise from a congenital heart defect and result in ...
Cor pulmonale is a Latin word that means "pulmonary heart," its definition varies, and presently, there is no consensual definition. Cor pu ...
Prosthetic valve endocarditis (PVE) is a microbial infection of the endovascular that occurs on parts of a prosthetic valve or on the reconstructed ...
The coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery is the treatment of choice for severe left main and multivessel coronary artery disease.
The bidirectional Glenn (BDG) and hemi-Fontan are surgical techniques used to create superior cavopulmonary anastomosis, the second stage repair in ...
Vasopressors and inotropes are medications used to create vasoconstriction or increase cardiac contractility, respectively, in patients with shock. ...
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Arytenoid subluxation is partial displacement of the arytenoid cartilage within the cricoarytenoid joint. It is a rare complication that typically ...
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Cardiogenic shock is defined as a primary cardiac disorder that results in both clinical and biochemical evidence of tissue hypoperfusion. Clinical ...
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