Our review is designed to help you maximize your score on the Nephrology Exam. StatPearls questions and articles are linked directly to American Board of Internal Medicine® & American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine content outlines. Each review course is designed to empower you to assess your knowledge and understanding of medical principles and concepts found on the Nephrology Exam.
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We have 847 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 434 PubMed indexed review articles related to the ABIM® Nephrology Examination. You can customize practice questions to anatomical and clinical Board Certified Nephrologist subject areas. In addition, you will have access to a 250 question pre- and post-test Nephrology 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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The StatPearls nephrology prep questions, nephrology review questions, and nephrology test questions will help you achieve a top score on the ABIM® Nephrology Examination. 458 authors and 15 editors have contributed to the development of the Nephrology Exam content, which is continuously refined and updated to improve your learning experience.
Nephrology Exam Overview
How many hours is the Nephrology Exam?
The Nephrology Exam is 8 hours.
How many questions is the Nephrology Exam?
The Nephrology Exam is 240 questions.
What topics are covered on the Nephrology Exam?
Topics include: Sodium and Water Abnormalities - 8%, Acid-Base and Potassium Disorders - 9%, Calcium, Phosphorus, and Magnesium Disorders and Stones - 4%, Chronic Kidney Disease - 22%, Hypertension - 10%, Tubular, Interstitial, and Cystic Disorders - 4%, Glomerular and Vascular Disorders - 12%, Kidney Transplantation - 11%, Pharmacology - 5%, and Acute Kidney Injury and Intensive Care Unit Nephrology - 15%
Nephrology Exam MCQs (847)
Our question bank for the Nephrology Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 55 questions
- Cardiovascular - 181 questions
- Connective Tissue - 40 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 13 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 163 questions
- Eyes - 9 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 54 questions
- Genetics - 33 questions
- Genitourinary - 168 questions
- Growth and Development - 7 questions
- Gynecologic - 4 questions
- Hematologic - 72 questions
- Infectious - 112 questions
- Integument - 30 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 42 questions
- Nervous - 65 questions
- Nutrition - 7 questions
- Obstetric - 9 questions
- Oncologic - 93 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 6 questions
- Pulmonary - 44 questions
- Renal - 839 questions
- Surgery - 75 questions
- Toxicology - 72 questions
- Trauma - 15 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 7 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 2 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 1 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 1 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 115 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 14 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 211 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 2 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 290 questions
- Causes - 407 questions
- Classification - 96 questions
- Differential - 455 questions
- Epidemiology - 26 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 283 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 569 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 68 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 7 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 169 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 250 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 3 questions
- History Physical - 905 questions
- Legal - 2 questions
- Pathophysiology - 514 questions
- Patient Education - 16 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 570 questions
- Toxicology - 59 questions
- Treatment Medical - 460 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 3 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 93 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 1 questions
- Clinical Education - 16 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 99 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 5 questions
- Drug Information - 110 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 50 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 14 questions
Nephrology Exam Articles (434)
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Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a rapidly progressive, rare, transmissible, universally fatal, neurodegenerative condition caused by prion prote ...
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Compartment syndrome occurs when pressures increase within a fixed cavity of the body, leading to ischemia, muscle damage, and organ dysfunction. T ...
Renal fusion anomalies were first described by Wilmer in 1938, with the classification being expanded by McDonald and McClellan in 1957.
Guanosine 3’,5’-cyclic monophosphate (cyclic GMP or cGMP) is a second messenger molecule that modulates various downstream effects, inc ...
Respiratory failure is a frequently encountered condition in the practice of critical care. In conditions where ineffective gaseous exchange occurs ...
Thiazide diuretics are an FDA-approved class of drugs that inhibit reabsorption of 3% to 5% of luminal sodium in the distal convoluted tubule of th ...
Sodium polystyrene sulfonate (SPS) is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of hyperkalemia though it is not typical ...
Sepsis is a proinflammatory and anti-inflammatory response that manifests in the body as a result of the host-pathogen interaction, with excessive ...
Bumetanide has United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the management of various edematous conditions secondary to cardiac fa ...
The term renal failure denotes the inability of the kidneys to perform excretory function leading to retention of nitrogenous waste products from t ...
Ultrasound (US) guidance for intravenous (IV) access has been well documented for more than 20 years and is now routine in many settings for non-em ...
Anifrolumab is one of three anti-type-1 interferon agents currently being studied as a potential treatment for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). ...
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