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Neurosurgery Exam Overview
How many hours is the Neurosurgery Exam?
The Neurosurgery Exam is 8 hours.
How many questions is the Neurosurgery Exam?
The Neurosurgery Exam is 375 questions.
What topics are covered on the Neurosurgery Exam?
Topics include: Neuroanatomy - 13%, Neurosciences - 8%, Neuropathology - 11%, Neuroimaging - 15%, Clinical Neurology - 11%, Neurosurgery - 22%, Critical Care/Fundamental Clinical Skills - 17%, and Core Competencies - 2%
Neurosurgery Exam MCQs (2,276)
Our question bank for the Neurosurgery Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 6 questions
- Cardiovascular - 236 questions
- Connective Tissue - 42 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 101 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 90 questions
- Eyes - 109 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 25 questions
- Genetics - 40 questions
- Genitourinary - 13 questions
- Growth and Development - 84 questions
- Gynecologic - 13 questions
- Hematologic - 37 questions
- Infectious - 141 questions
- Integument - 26 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 665 questions
- Nervous - 2247 questions
- Nutrition - 15 questions
- Obstetric - 19 questions
- Oncologic - 368 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 22 questions
- Pulmonary - 48 questions
- Renal - 24 questions
- Surgery - 563 questions
- Toxicology - 32 questions
- Trauma - 532 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 24 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 2 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 5 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 5 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 79 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 16 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 786 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 3 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 856 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 1 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 4 questions
- Causes - 957 questions
- Classification - 276 questions
- Differential - 1147 questions
- Epidemiology - 58 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 463 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 186 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 127 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 19 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 289 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 1282 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 8 questions
- History Physical - 2349 questions
- Legal - 13 questions
- Pathophysiology - 1250 questions
- Patient Education - 41 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 1402 questions
- Toxicology - 21 questions
- Treatment Medical - 571 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 31 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 8 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 41 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 14 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 776 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 8 questions
- Clinical Education - 23 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 55 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 3 questions
- Drug Information - 35 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 22 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 6 questions
Neurosurgery Exam Articles (934)
Penetrating brain injury (PBI) is a traumatic brain injury (TBI) which is a significant cause of mortality in young individuals. PBI includes all t ...
The sympathetic chain is a ganglionated chain present bilaterally extending from the base of the skull to the coccyx. It divides into cervical, tho ...
Low back pain (LBP) is a very common and disabling disorder. Many causes of low back pain differ depending on the patient population; mechanical co ...
Diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG) is an aggressive tumor of the brainstem. It almost always affects the pediatric population, with approximat ...
Advanced magnetic resonance (MR) neuroimaging modalities are becoming more available and useful as their value in the diagnosis and prognosis of ce ...
Sphenopalatine ganglion (SPG) neuralgia is a complex disease characterized by chronic head and neck pain often accompanied by autonomic features. A ...
Postdural puncture headache (PDPH) is a potential expected complication of a lumbar puncture, with symptoms related to traction on pain-s ...
Basilar skull fractures, usually caused by substantial blunt force trauma, involve at least one of the bones that compose the base of the skull. Ba ...
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic, inflammatory disease of the axial spine that can manifest with various clinical signs and symptoms. Chron ...
The Gordon reflex was also called the “paradoxical flexor reflex” when Dr. Alfred Gordon first demonstrated the reflex in 1904 at the P ...
The abducens nuclei appear as paired nuclei, located within the pons at the pontomedullary junction of the brainstem, comprised primarily of motor ...
Skull fractures are common injuries observed in the setting of both blunt and penetrating trauma. The frontal sinuses are located within the fronta ...
Trigeminal neuralgia (TN), also known as tic douloureux, is the most common neuropathic pain involving the craniofacial region.
Diaphragm dysfunction is an underdiagnosed condition that causes unexplained dyspnea. The dysfunction can range from partial weakness to complete p ...
Arterial gas embolism is a rare, life-threatening entity, which requires prompt recognition and early intervention. The air in the arterial circula ...
Fahad Alkherayf MBBS, MD, MSc, CIP, FRCSC Assistant Professor University of Ottawa Ottawa
Fassil B Mesfin MD, PhD, FACS, FAANS Assistant Professor Director MU School of Medicine Columbia MO
Joe M Das FRCSEd Neurosurgery Senior Clinical Fellow Birmingham Children's Hospital, Steelhouse Ln, Birmingham B4 6NH FRCSEd (Neurosurgery), MRCS (England) Birmingham
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