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We have 1,271 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 608 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 (1,271)
Our question bank for the Cardiothoracic Surgery Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 9 questions
- Cardiovascular - 1299 questions
- Connective Tissue - 16 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 23 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 22 questions
- Eyes - 5 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 46 questions
- Genetics - 28 questions
- Genitourinary - 6 questions
- Growth and Development - 92 questions
- Hematologic - 54 questions
- Infectious - 73 questions
- Integument - 13 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 42 questions
- Nervous - 43 questions
- Nutrition - 2 questions
- Obstetric - 13 questions
- Oncologic - 56 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 6 questions
- Pulmonary - 221 questions
- Renal - 20 questions
- Surgery - 520 questions
- Toxicology - 15 questions
- Trauma - 94 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 28 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 2 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 5 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 53 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 24 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 465 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 1 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 486 questions
- Causes - 504 questions
- Classification - 182 questions
- Differential - 494 questions
- Epidemiology - 28 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 331 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 159 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 115 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 10 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 428 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 594 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 5 questions
- History Physical - 1310 questions
- Legal - 2 questions
- Pathophysiology - 571 questions
- Patient Education - 26 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 874 questions
- Toxicology - 9 questions
- Treatment Medical - 420 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 1 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 3 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 7 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 6 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 707 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 5 questions
- Clinical Education - 37 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 44 questions
- Drug Information - 39 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 19 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 5 questions
Cardiothoracic Surgery Exam Articles (608)
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Drug-eluting stents (DES) are vascular prostheses used by interventional cardiologists to reopen and maintain patent coronary arteries narrowe ...
The coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery is the treatment of choice for severe left main and multivessel coronary artery disease.
Omega-3 fatty acids (OM3FAs) are unsaturated fatty acids with at least one double bond located between the third and fourth omega end carbon. Curre ...
A cardiac abscess is a suppurative infection of the myocardium, endocardium, native or prosthetic valve tissue. Similar to other abscesses, it ...
Lutembacher syndrome (LS) was first described in a letter by anatomist Johann Friedrich Meckel in 1750.
Unfractionated heparin is an anticoagulant indicated for both the prevention and treatment of thrombotic events such as deep vein thrombosis (DVT) ...
Palpitations are one of the more common complaints of patients who presented to emergency departments, primary care providers, or cardiologists. In ...
Atrial kick is the phenomenon of increased force generated by the atria during contraction. This event occurs late in atrial systole when blood flo ...
The automated internal cardiac defibrillator or shock box is the common name given to the Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD). ICD ...
There are multiple types of normal and abnormal respiration. They include apnea, eupnea, orthopnea, dyspnea, hyperpnea, hyperventilation, hypoventi ...
A chest tube, also known as a thoracostomy tube, is a flexible tube that can be inserted through the chest wall between the ribs into the pleural s ...
Chronic coronary occlusion or chronic total occlusion (CTO) refers to complete luminal diameter stenosis with resultant thrombolysis in myocar ...
The FDA-approved indications for dexmedetomidine are sedation of intubated and mechanically ventilated patients in the intensive care unit (ICU), a ...
Cardiac trauma can be grouped by method of injury as either blunt or penetrating with outcomes ranging from lethal injuries to spontaneously resolv ...
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