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We have 2,758 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 887 PubMed indexed review articles related to the Orthopedic Surgery Board Certification Examination . You can customize practice questions to anatomical and clinical Orthopedic Surgeon subject areas. In addition, you will have access to a 250 question pre- and post-test Orthopedic 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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Orthopedic Surgery Exam Overview
How many hours is the Orthopedic Surgery Exam?
The Orthopedic Surgery Exam is 4 - 8 hours.
How many questions is the Orthopedic Surgery Exam?
The Orthopedic Surgery Exam is 200 - 250 questions.
What topics are covered on the Orthopedic Surgery Exam?
Topics include: Rehabilitation - 4%, Biomaterials/Biomechanics - 4%, Fractures/Bone Healing/Grafting - 10%, Bone and Soft Tissue Infections - 7%, Principles of Orthopedic Practice, Ethics, Epidemiology - 3%, Pediatric Orthopedics - 6%, Joint Reconstruction/Replacement - 13%, Joint Injuries - 7%,Neurology and Spinal Disorders - 7%, Orthopedic Pathology - 2%, Orthopedic Radiology and Imaging - 8%, Soft Tissue Physiology and Repair - 6%, Sports Medicine - 11%, Arthritis and Connective Tissue Disorders - 7%, and Ortho Medical and Traumatic Problems - 5%
Orthopedic Surgery Exam MCQs (2,758)
Our question bank for the Orthopedic Surgery Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 19 questions
- Cardiovascular - 76 questions
- Connective Tissue - 226 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 6 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 51 questions
- Eyes - 9 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 11 questions
- Genetics - 41 questions
- Genitourinary - 10 questions
- Growth and Development - 80 questions
- Gynecologic - 5 questions
- Hematologic - 21 questions
- Infectious - 139 questions
- Integument - 68 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 2808 questions
- Nervous - 634 questions
- Nutrition - 3 questions
- Obstetric - 15 questions
- Oncologic - 168 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 9 questions
- Pulmonary - 32 questions
- Renal - 17 questions
- Surgery - 636 questions
- Toxicology - 32 questions
- Trauma - 1124 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 40 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 3 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 13 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 8 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 70 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 28 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 945 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 4 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 1003 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 1 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 6 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 1 questions
- Causes - 1178 questions
- Classification - 398 questions
- Differential - 1226 questions
- Epidemiology - 66 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 456 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 228 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 74 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 16 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 302 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 1382 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 14 questions
- History Physical - 2876 questions
- Legal - 6 questions
- Pathophysiology - 1195 questions
- Patient Education - 84 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 1465 questions
- Toxicology - 21 questions
- Treatment Medical - 630 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 153 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 8 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 20 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 63 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 974 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 6 questions
- Clinical Education - 55 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 40 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 1 questions
- Drug Information - 32 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 19 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 5 questions
Orthopedic Surgery Exam Articles (887)
Hemostasis is defined as the process of clot formation. It is divided into four stages. The first stage involves the creation of a platelet plug co ...
Radial neck fractures commonly occur in children and tend to be more prevalent at ages 9 to 10 years; they represent up to 10% of all pediatric elb ...
Trauma is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in patients under 35-years of age and the sixth leading cause of death worldwide. The majori ...
The tibia is one of two bones that comprise the leg. As the weight-bearing bone, it is significan ...
The lateral and medial menisci are crescent-shaped fibrocartilaginous structures that collectively cover approximately 70% of the articular surface ...
A hip pointer is a contusion of the iliac crest and/or the greater trochanteric region of the femur following a direct impact or collision.
Ventral cord syndrome (VCS), also referred to as anterior cord syndrome or anterior spinal artery syndrome, is caused by any condition that leads t ...
Talipes equinovarus (TEV) is a congenital disorder affecting a large portion of the global population leading to decreased quality of life, disabil ...
Adult Onset Still's Disease (AOSD) is a rare systemic inflammatory disorder characterized by daily fever, inflammatory polyarthritis, and a transie ...
Ainhum, also known by the name dactylolysis spontanea, is a disease of constricting fibrous bands and possible resultant auto amputation. Historica ...
Facet joints are formed by the articulations of the superior and inferior articular processes of adjacent vertebrae. Except for the atlantooccipita ...
Tibial eminence fractures are not common injuries. Most commonly, these fractures are found in the pediatric population and rarely occur in adults. ...
The extensor carpi ulnaris muscle is an elongated fusiform muscle located in the posterior compartment of the forearm and primarily functions to ex ...
Hamstring muscles comprise the three major muscles of the posterior aspect of the thigh. These include the semimembranous as the medial most, long ...
Epithelioid sarcoma was first described by Enzinger in 1970 as a rare soft tissue sarcoma that mimics granulomatous disease, carcinoma, and synovia ...
Joshua A Tuck DO Associate Clinical Professor LECOM Fairview PA
Prashanth Anand MD Private Practice Unity Point Health FACS Fort Dodge IA
Matthew Varacallo MD Chief of Sports Medicine Director of Orthopedic Robotic Surgery Penn Highlands Healthcare System DuBois PA
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