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We have 214 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 118 PubMed indexed review articles related to the Pathology Examination. You can customize practice questions to anatomical and clinical Forensic Pathologist subject areas. In addition, you will have access to a 250 question pre- and post-test Forensics 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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Forensics Exam Overview
How many hours is the Forensics Exam?
The Forensics Exam is 6 hours.
How many questions is the Forensics Exam?
The Forensics Exam is 305 questions.
What topics are covered on the Forensics Exam?
Topics include: Pediatric Deaths - 2%, Cardiovascular System - 3%, Chronic Alcoholism - 3%, Central Nervous System - 3%, Respiratory System - 3%, Head and Neck - 1%, Genitourinary System - 1%, Hematopietic Lymphatic System - 1%, Hepatic Gastrointestinal Pancreatic System - 2%, Endocrine System - 1%, Skin - 1%, Bone, Joint, and Soft Tissue - 1%, Infectious Disease/Microbiology - 3%, Immune Deficiency Disorder - 1%, Nutritional Deficiencies - 1%, Obesity - 1%, Medicolegal Investigation of Natural Deaths - 2%, Mechanical and Physical Injury - 3%, Blunt Trauma - 3%, Asphyxia - 4%, Firearm Related Injuries - 4%, Bombs and Explosions - 2%, Sharp Injuries - 2%, Electrical and Lightning Injuries - 3%, Anaphylaxis Related Deaths - 1%, Venom Related Deaths - 1%, Deaths Due to Change in Atmosphere - 2%, Heat/Cold Exposure Deaths - 2%, Fire-Thermal Deaths - 2%, Radiation Injuries and Deaths - 1%, Chemical Injury - 3%, Analytic Methods - 1%, Interpretive - 1%, Environmental and Industrial Toxicology - 3%, Identification of Human Remains - 1%, Unnatural Deaths in Childhood - 1%, Elder Abuse - 1%, Pregnancy Related Deaths - 2%, Sex-Related Deaths - 2%, Deaths from Complications of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures - 2%, Water-Related Deaths - 2%, Psychiatric and Stress Related Deaths - 1%, History and Development of Forensic Pathology & Legal Medicine - 1%, Jurisprudence and Certification of Death - 2%, Criminalistics - 2%, Bioterrorism and Chemical Agents - 2%, Molecular Pathology - 2%, Transportation Related Deaths - 6%, In-custody Deaths - 2%, Postmortem Radiography - 1%, and Select Topics/Management - 2%
Forensics Exam MCQs (214)
Our question bank for the Forensics Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 2 questions
- Cardiovascular - 40 questions
- Connective Tissue - 2 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 9 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 7 questions
- Eyes - 3 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 20 questions
- Genetics - 6 questions
- Genitourinary - 7 questions
- Growth and Development - 10 questions
- Gynecologic - 8 questions
- Hematologic - 12 questions
- Infectious - 50 questions
- Integument - 11 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 22 questions
- Nervous - 27 questions
- Nutrition - 1 questions
- Obstetric - 5 questions
- Oncologic - 4 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 10 questions
- Pulmonary - 24 questions
- Renal - 7 questions
- Surgery - 2 questions
- Toxicology - 70 questions
- Trauma - 75 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 17 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 5 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 6 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 14 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 1 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 71 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 5 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 118 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 13 questions
- Causes - 102 questions
- Classification - 34 questions
- Differential - 101 questions
- Epidemiology - 14 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 66 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 56 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 1 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 47 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 12 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 6 questions
- History Physical - 191 questions
- Legal - 52 questions
- Pathophysiology - 123 questions
- Patient Education - 3 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 126 questions
- Toxicology - 57 questions
- Treatment Medical - 24 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 2 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 5 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 18 questions
- Clinical Education - 1 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 14 questions
- Drug Information - 6 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 4 questions
Forensics Exam Articles (118)
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Irreversible cell injury and eventual cell death due to pathological processes are termed necrosis. It is an uncontrolled cell death that results i ...
Cirrhosis is characterized by fibrosis and nodule formation of the liver, secondary to a chronic injury, which leads to alteration of the norm ...
The United States Center for Health Statistics defines a fetal death as the delivery of a fetus showing no sign of life, as indicated by absent bre ...
Inhalation injury is a broad term that includes pulmonary exposure to a wide range of chemicals in various forms including smoke, gases, vapors, or ...
Sports-related traumatic brain injury (TBI) has become increasingly popular in the scientific literature over the past few decades.
Succinic semialdehyde dehydrogenase (SSADH) deficiency is a rare autosomal recessive disorder that affects the degradation of gamma-aminobutyric ac ...
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Endomyocardial fibrosis (EMF) is a rare disease in North America but common in the tropical and subtropical regions of the developing world. It is ...
Botulism is a rare but potentially fatal syndrome of diffuse, flaccid paralysis caused by botulinum neurotoxin (BoNT), an exo neurotoxin elabo ...
Frostbite, also known as freezing cold injury (FCI) is tissue damage as a result to cold exposure, occurring at temperatures below 0 degrees C. It& ...
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