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We have 1,970 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 886 PubMed indexed review articles related to the Neurosurgery Board Certification Examination. You can customize practice questions to anatomical and clinical Neurosurgeon subject areas. In addition, you will have access to a 250 question pre- and post-test Neurosurgery 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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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 (1,970)
Our question bank for the Neurosurgery Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 4 questions
- Cardiovascular - 169 questions
- Connective Tissue - 34 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 105 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 83 questions
- Eyes - 106 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 23 questions
- Genetics - 40 questions
- Genitourinary - 12 questions
- Growth and Development - 77 questions
- Gynecologic - 12 questions
- Hematologic - 35 questions
- Infectious - 125 questions
- Integument - 22 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 586 questions
- Nervous - 1969 questions
- Nutrition - 16 questions
- Obstetric - 19 questions
- Oncologic - 312 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 21 questions
- Pulmonary - 50 questions
- Renal - 25 questions
- Surgery - 422 questions
- Toxicology - 30 questions
- Trauma - 469 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 21 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 1 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 5 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 5 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 68 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 16 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 621 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 4 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 677 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 1 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 4 questions
- Causes - 892 questions
- Classification - 267 questions
- Differential - 923 questions
- Epidemiology - 53 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 417 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 157 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 111 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 10 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 274 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 1039 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 7 questions
- History Physical - 2098 questions
- Legal - 13 questions
- Pathophysiology - 1073 questions
- Patient Education - 34 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 1203 questions
- Toxicology - 19 questions
- Treatment Medical - 515 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 32 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 8 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 41 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 9 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 624 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 7 questions
- Clinical Education - 17 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 42 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 3 questions
- Drug Information - 33 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 22 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 6 questions
Neurosurgery Exam Articles (886)
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Autonomic dysreflexia is a condition that emerges after a spinal cord injury, usually when the injury has occurred above the T6 level. The higher t ...
Cowden disease, also known as Cowden syndrome or multiple hamartoma syndrome, is a genodermatosis originally described in 1963 by Lloyd and Dennis. ...
Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most common primary brain tumor in adults accounting for 45.2% of malignant primary brain and CNS tumors. GBM ...
Chronic neck pain is a considerable public health burden that accounts for one of the top five chronic pain conditions.
The atlantoaxial segment consists of the atlas (C1) and axis (C2) and forms a complex transitional structure bridging the occiput and cervical spin ...
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is an ultrafiltrate of plasma contained within the ventricles of the brain and the subarachnoid spaces of the cranium and ...
Bevacizumab is a humanized monoclonal antibody against vascular endothelial growth factor A (VEGF-A) and is used for the treatment of the below con ...
The lateral geniculate nucleus (LGN) belongs to the category of sensory projection nuclei of the thalamus and plays an essential role in norma ...
Although physicians commonly utilize screening instruments to identify cognitive problems and psychological issues in patients with various neurolo ...
The basal ganglia is a cluster of nuclei found deep to the neocortex of the brain. It has a multitude of functions associated with reward and cogni ...
Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is the most common form of pediatric scoliosis. It occurs in individuals between the ages of 10 to 18. By def ...
The Vidian nerve supplies parasympathetic fibers to the nasal mucosa, palate, and lacrimal gland via the pterygopalatine ganglion. The sacrifice of ...
The vertebral column consists of 33 bones (7 cervical, 12 thoracic, 5 lumbar, 5 sacral, and one coccyx) that are connected and function together to ...
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 Mr Birmingham Children's Hospital, Steelhouse Ln, Birmingham B4 6NH FRCSEd (Neurosurgery), MRCS (England) Birmingham
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