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We have 902 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 455 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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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 (902)
Our question bank for the Nephrology Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 55 questions
- Cardiovascular - 192 questions
- Connective Tissue - 40 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 13 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 186 questions
- Eyes - 10 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 56 questions
- Genetics - 39 questions
- Genitourinary - 168 questions
- Growth and Development - 7 questions
- Gynecologic - 6 questions
- Hematologic - 73 questions
- Infectious - 116 questions
- Integument - 31 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 48 questions
- Nervous - 73 questions
- Nutrition - 8 questions
- Obstetric - 10 questions
- Oncologic - 98 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 7 questions
- Pulmonary - 49 questions
- Renal - 879 questions
- Surgery - 84 questions
- Toxicology - 77 questions
- Trauma - 15 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 8 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 2 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 3 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 1 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 139 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 13 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 257 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 2 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 358 questions
- Causes - 457 questions
- Classification - 97 questions
- Differential - 518 questions
- Epidemiology - 28 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 334 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 626 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 77 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 14 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 178 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 267 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 5 questions
- History Physical - 973 questions
- Legal - 2 questions
- Pathophysiology - 565 questions
- Patient Education - 18 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 634 questions
- Toxicology - 64 questions
- Treatment Medical - 484 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 3 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 104 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 1 questions
- Clinical Education - 18 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 116 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 5 questions
- Drug Information - 114 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 53 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 14 questions
Nephrology Exam Articles (455)
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Improving diagnostic techniques has lead to the increase of incidental and non-incidental adrenal tumor detection. When incidentally discovered, ad ...
Minimal change disease (MCD) is one of the most common causes of idiopathic nephrotic syndrome in children. It accounts for 70% to 90% of children ...
The primary role of fluid resuscitation is to maintain organ perfusion (hemodynamics) and substrate (oxygen, electrolytes, among others) ...
Bacteriuria is the presence of bacteria in the urine and can be classified as symptomatic or asymptomatic. A patient with asymptomatic bacteriuria ...
Normal physiological pH is 7.35 to 7.45. A decline in pH below this range is called acidosis, an increase in this range is known as alkalosis. Hype ...
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA (HMG-CoA) reductase inhibitors, also known as "statins," are used adjunctively to diet and exercise to treat hyperch ...
Methyldopa is a centrally acting sympatholytic agent used in the treatment of hypertension. Since its introduction in 1960, the drug quickly became ...
Bacterial endocarditis refers to infection of the endocardial surface of the heart. It usually involves heart valves, but it can occur on the endoc ...
Eclampsia is a known complication of preeclampsia during pregnancy and is associated with morbidity and mortality of both the mother and fetus if n ...
Phosphate is an abundant mineral found in the body. The body store of phosphate is 500 to 800 g, with 85% of the total body phosphate present in cr ...
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 ...
Sickle cell disease (SCD), first discovered in West Africa is an autosomal recessive hemoglobin disorder, predominantly affecting pe ...
Resistant hypertension is a condition in which blood pressure continues to be greater than 140/90 mm Hg despite compliance with a regimen of 3 anti ...
Renal fusion anomalies were first described by Wilmer in 1938, with the classification being expanded by McDonald and McClellan in 1957.
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