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We have 566 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 264 PubMed indexed review articles related to the American Board of Surgeons ABS® Qualifying Examination. You can customize practice questions to anatomical and clinical Board Certified Hand Surgeon subject areas. In addition, you will have access to a 250 question pre- and post-test Hand 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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Hand Surgery Exam Overview
How many hours is the Hand Surgery Exam?
The Hand Surgery Exam is 5 hours.
How many questions is the Hand Surgery Exam?
The Hand Surgery Exam is 175 questions.
What topics are covered on the Hand Surgery Exam?
Topics include: Basic Science, Bone and Joint, Nerve, Muscle and Tendon, Wound Management, Vascular, Rehabilitation, and Miscellaneous
Hand Surgery Exam MCQs (566)
Our question bank for the Hand Surgery Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 3 questions
- Cardiovascular - 27 questions
- Connective Tissue - 66 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 2 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 4 questions
- Eyes - 1 questions
- Genetics - 11 questions
- Genitourinary - 1 questions
- Growth and Development - 10 questions
- Hematologic - 2 questions
- Infectious - 30 questions
- Integument - 74 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 493 questions
- Nervous - 179 questions
- Obstetric - 2 questions
- Oncologic - 17 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 1 questions
- Pulmonary - 5 questions
- Renal - 3 questions
- Surgery - 157 questions
- Toxicology - 11 questions
- Trauma - 281 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 11 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 1 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 1 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 6 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 8 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 201 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 209 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 4 questions
- Causes - 240 questions
- Classification - 93 questions
- Differential - 232 questions
- Epidemiology - 8 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 56 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 18 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 10 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 52 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 175 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 3 questions
- History Physical - 571 questions
- Legal - 1 questions
- Pathophysiology - 233 questions
- Patient Education - 17 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 293 questions
- Toxicology - 7 questions
- Treatment Medical - 117 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 21 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 3 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 12 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 244 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 1 questions
- Clinical Education - 17 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 5 questions
- Drug Information - 4 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 2 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 1 questions
Hand Surgery Exam Articles (264)
Digital amputation is often associated with traumatic injuries but is also seen within the elective surgery setting, such as cancer resection ...
Syndactyly is one of the most common congenital anomalies of the extremities. Syndactyly refers to the soft tissue and/or osseous fusion of ad ...
Dupuytren disease is predominantly a myofibroblastic disease that affects the palmar and digital fascia of the hand and results in contracture defo ...
Radial nerve anesthesia rests upon disrupting impulse conduction in the nerve with drugs such as local anesthetics that can be given locally to blo ...
Burns commonly present acutely to clinicians due to various modalities, such as thermal, chemical, electrical or radiation. Often, burns resul ...
The upper extremity (UE) is comprised of its associated muscles, nerves, and vessels, organized into anatomical compartments.
Phalangeal fractures of the hand are a common injury that presents to the emergency department and clinic. Injuries can occur at the proximal, midd ...
The lumbrical muscles of the hand are a group of four intrinsic hand muscles. Due to their cylindrical, “worm-like” appearance, the lum ...
Volkmann contracture, also known as Volkmann ischemic contracture is a claw-like deformity of the hand named after the 19-century German doctor, Ri ...
Wrist arthrodesis, also known as wrist fusion, is a procedure in which the wrist joint is immobilized by fusing the radius to the carpal bones. It ...
The Allen test (AT) is used to assess collateral blood flow within the hands, specifically testing for the presence of a complete palmar arch. Edga ...
Intersection syndrome is a condition that affects the first and second compartments of the dorsal wrist extensors. The condition is thought to occu ...
Named after Abraham Colles, who first described a distal radius fracture in 1814 at the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, the Colles fracture is ...
The relevant anatomy of the spinal nerve-muscular innervation of the back is centered around the lumbar spinal nerves, peripheral nerves of the lum ...
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a common ailment affecting the general patient population. It is the most common cause of peripheral nerve compress ...
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