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General Surgery Exam Overview
How many hours is the General Surgery Exam?
The General Surgery Exam is 8 hours.
How many questions is the General Surgery Exam?
The General Surgery Exam is 300 questions.
What topics are covered on the General Surgery Exam?
Topics include: Abdomen - 12%, Alimentary Tract - 15%, Endoscopy - 2%, Breast - 7%, Endocrine - 5%, Skin - 2%, Critical Care - 10%, Trauma - 8%, Vascular - 7%, Transplantation - 2%, Thoracic - 2%, Pediatric - 2%, Head and Neck - 2%, Subspecialties - 4%, Applied Science - 13%, Preop and Periop - 2%, and Miscellaneous - 5%
General Surgery Exam MCQs (4,535)
Our question bank for the General Surgery Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 39 questions
- Cardiovascular - 763 questions
- Connective Tissue - 111 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 252 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 311 questions
- Eyes - 21 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 2085 questions
- Genetics - 41 questions
- Genitourinary - 301 questions
- Growth and Development - 70 questions
- Gynecologic - 178 questions
- Hematologic - 186 questions
- Infectious - 474 questions
- Integument - 453 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 796 questions
- Nervous - 485 questions
- Nutrition - 72 questions
- Obstetric - 50 questions
- Oncologic - 802 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 30 questions
- Pulmonary - 394 questions
- Renal - 125 questions
- Surgery - 1869 questions
- Toxicology - 94 questions
- Trauma - 1197 questions
- Teeth/Oral - 3 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 166 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 17 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 55 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 25 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 231 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 109 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 1809 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 11 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 2091 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 3 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 17 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 9 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 4 questions
- Causes - 1900 questions
- Classification - 535 questions
- Differential - 2296 questions
- Epidemiology - 91 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 879 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 870 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 415 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 45 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 877 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 1965 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 56 questions
- History Physical - 4683 questions
- Legal - 22 questions
- Pathophysiology - 1913 questions
- Patient Education - 141 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 2840 questions
- Toxicology - 64 questions
- Treatment Medical - 1437 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 20 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 47 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 35 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 13 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 2188 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 28 questions
- Clinical Education - 149 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 171 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 3 questions
- Drug Information - 143 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 76 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 15 questions
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