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We have 145 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 93 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 (145)
Our question bank for the Forensics Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 1 questions
- Cardiovascular - 25 questions
- Connective Tissue - 2 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 7 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 6 questions
- Eyes - 3 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 5 questions
- Genetics - 3 questions
- Genitourinary - 6 questions
- Growth and Development - 8 questions
- Gynecologic - 8 questions
- Hematologic - 8 questions
- Infectious - 15 questions
- Integument - 11 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 20 questions
- Nervous - 22 questions
- Nutrition - 1 questions
- Obstetric - 5 questions
- Oncologic - 2 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 7 questions
- Pulmonary - 14 questions
- Renal - 5 questions
- Surgery - 2 questions
- Toxicology - 26 questions
- Trauma - 74 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 17 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 3 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 5 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 6 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 1 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 35 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 4 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 62 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 13 questions
- Causes - 56 questions
- Classification - 29 questions
- Differential - 47 questions
- Epidemiology - 10 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 34 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 22 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 1 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 26 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 6 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 4 questions
- History Physical - 124 questions
- Legal - 51 questions
- Pathophysiology - 57 questions
- Patient Education - 3 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 67 questions
- Toxicology - 16 questions
- Treatment Medical - 14 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 2 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 5 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 18 questions
- Clinical Education - 1 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 5 questions
- Drug Information - 6 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 4 questions
Forensics Exam Articles (93)
A subdural hematoma forms because of an accumulation of blood under the dura mater, one of the protective layers to the brain tissue under the calv ...
In the U.S., aviation mishaps continue to plague the military, commercial, and general aviation communities. According to the United States Air For ...
According to the Sports and Fitness Industry Association 2015 report, there are approximately three million people who engage in scuba diving-relat ...
Vertebrae, along with intervertebral discs, compose the vertebral column, or spine. It extends from the skull to the coccyx and includes the cervic ...
The chain of custody is the most critical process of evidence documentation. It is a must to assure the court of law that the evidence is authentic ...
Humans have been using lead for a variety of applications since millennia, and concomitant with this use has developed an ancient recognition of th ...
Pregnancy-related liver disease includes several distinct liver disorders that affect different stages of pregnancy; these include acute fatty live ...
Abrasions are superficial injuries of the skin and visceral linings in the body, resulting in a break in the continuity of tissue. These are the si ...
The Verhoeff stain, also known as the Verhoeff-van Gieson stain, is a histological staining procedure developed by Frederick Herman Verhoeff in 190 ...
Succinic semialdehyde dehydrogenase (SSADH) deficiency is a rare autosomal recessive disorder that affects the degradation of gamma-aminobutyric ac ...
Epilepsy, defined as the tendency for unprovoked seizures, is a common neurologic disease, affecting up to 1 in 26 individuals.
According to the European Society of Cardiology, American College of Cardiology Foundation, American Heart Association, and World Health Federation ...
Postmortem changes constitute the natural progression of the body’s decomposition after death, beginning at the cellular level. The process i ...
A variety of factors guides the evaluation and management of burns. First is the type of burn such as thermal, chemical, electrical or radiation. S ...
Responsible for supporting upper body weight, the pelvis is defined as the middle part of the human body between the lumbar region of the abdomen s ...
Ritesh G Menezes MBBS, MD, Diplomate NB Professor College of Medicine, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia Dammam
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