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We have 667 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 334 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 (667)
Our question bank for the Cardiothoracic Surgery Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 4 questions
- Cardiovascular - 695 questions
- Connective Tissue - 3 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 - 44 questions
- Integument - 6 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 18 questions
- Nervous - 20 questions
- Nutrition - 1 questions
- Obstetric - 5 questions
- Oncologic - 41 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 1 questions
- Pulmonary - 119 questions
- Renal - 2 questions
- Surgery - 355 questions
- Toxicology - 3 questions
- Trauma - 56 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 19 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 1 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 17 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 17 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 255 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 280 questions
- Causes - 281 questions
- Classification - 105 questions
- Differential - 257 questions
- Epidemiology - 15 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 167 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 86 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 74 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 1 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 195 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 345 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 3 questions
- History Physical - 715 questions
- Legal - 1 questions
- Pathophysiology - 294 questions
- Patient Education - 15 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 493 questions
- Toxicology - 2 questions
- Treatment Medical - 173 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 1 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 2 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 5 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 1 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 481 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 2 questions
- Clinical Education - 22 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 16 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 1 questions
- Drug Information - 14 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 7 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 4 questions
Cardiothoracic Surgery Exam Articles (334)
Bacterial endocarditis refers to infection of the endocardial surface of the heart. It usually involves heart valves, but it can occur on the endoc ...
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is one of the leading causes of death. Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is a non-surgical, invasive proc ...
Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is among the most common diseases practitioners encounter in the inpatient setting. This syndrome comprises a sp ...
Aortic valve functional unit is a central outflow tract of the left side of the heart. The operational unit of the left outflow tract consists of a ...
Cardiac stress imaging can assess coronary perfusion, cardiac (including valvular) function, myocardium viability, and exercise capacity.
The heart is a specialized vascular structure with an intrinsic pumping mechanism to direct oxygenated blood and nutrients to the tissues of the bo ...
Pericardiocentesis is a procedure performed to remove pericardial fluid from the pericardial sac. It is often performed in the setting of pericardi ...
Sinus of Valsalva aneurysm (SOVA) is an abnormal dilatation of the aortic root located between the aortic valve annulus and the sinotubular junctio ...
Coronary artery fistulae are abnormal communications between the coronary arteries and adjacent structures. They include abnormal communicati ...
Worldwide, atherosclerosis is the most common cause of morbidity and mortality manifesting as cardiovascular disease, carotid artery ...
Blood donation is a vital part of worldwide healthcare. It relates to blood transfusion as a life-sustaining and life-saving procedure as well as a ...
Mediastinitis is inflammation or infection of the mediastinum. The mediastinum encompasses the space within the thoracic cavity, bordered by the pl ...
An isolated aortic arch aneurysm is an uncommon disease entity and often remains clinically silent, given its indolent growth pattern. Aneurysms of ...
A bicuspid aortic valve is the most common congenital heart defect, occurring in approximately 1% of the general population (male to female 2& ...
Tricuspid atresia (TA) is a cyanotic congenital heart defect characterized by the complete agenesis of the tricuspid valve (TV). That is, there is ...
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