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General Surgery Exam Overview
How many hours is the General Surgery Exam?
The General Surgery Exam is 5 hours.
How many questions is the General Surgery Exam?
The General Surgery Exam is 250 questions.
What topics are covered on the General Surgery Exam?
Topics include: Abdomen; Alimentary Tract; Vascular; Medical Knowledge; Radiology; Outcomes and Ethics
General Surgery Exam MCQs (4,841)
Our question bank for the General Surgery Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
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- Connective Tissue - 129 questions
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- Eyes - 27 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 1985 questions
- Genetics - 48 questions
- Genitourinary - 284 questions
- Growth and Development - 60 questions
- Gynecologic - 186 questions
- Hematologic - 198 questions
- Infectious - 455 questions
- Integument - 477 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 912 questions
- Nervous - 542 questions
- Nutrition - 71 questions
- Obstetric - 54 questions
- Oncologic - 810 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 32 questions
- Pulmonary - 417 questions
- Renal - 117 questions
- Surgery - 2081 questions
- Toxicology - 97 questions
- Trauma - 1308 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 200 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 23 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 77 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 28 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 273 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 126 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 2139 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 15 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 2444 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 3 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 27 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 10 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 7 questions
- Causes - 2148 questions
- Classification - 640 questions
- Differential - 2295 questions
- Epidemiology - 109 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 895 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 859 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 427 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 42 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 888 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 1908 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 79 questions
- History Physical - 4963 questions
- Legal - 27 questions
- Pathophysiology - 2084 questions
- Patient Education - 143 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 3063 questions
- Toxicology - 70 questions
- Treatment Medical - 1480 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 15 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 60 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 38 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 17 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 2327 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 38 questions
- Clinical Education - 190 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 168 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 4 questions
- Drug Information - 159 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 85 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 14 questions
General Surgery Exam Articles (2,004)
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Stefan D Holubar MD, MS, FACS, FASCRS Director of Research Cleveland Clinic American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery Cleveland OH
Aditya Gupta MD, FACS Assistant Clinical Professor in Surgery Director of Bariatric Surgery Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Illinois at Chicago FACS Oak Park IL
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