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We have 216 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 120 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 (216)
Our question bank for the Forensics Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 2 questions
- Cardiovascular - 41 questions
- Connective Tissue - 2 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 9 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 6 questions
- Eyes - 3 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 21 questions
- Genetics - 6 questions
- Genitourinary - 7 questions
- Growth and Development - 10 questions
- Gynecologic - 8 questions
- Hematologic - 12 questions
- Infectious - 51 questions
- Integument - 12 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 21 questions
- Nervous - 30 questions
- Nutrition - 1 questions
- Obstetric - 5 questions
- Oncologic - 5 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 10 questions
- Pulmonary - 24 questions
- Renal - 6 questions
- Surgery - 2 questions
- Toxicology - 69 questions
- Trauma - 75 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 17 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 5 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 5 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 14 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 1 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 70 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 5 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 116 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 13 questions
- Causes - 104 questions
- Classification - 34 questions
- Differential - 101 questions
- Epidemiology - 14 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 66 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 53 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 1 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 47 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 12 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 5 questions
- History Physical - 194 questions
- Legal - 53 questions
- Pathophysiology - 125 questions
- Patient Education - 3 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 126 questions
- Toxicology - 57 questions
- Treatment Medical - 23 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 (120)
Fabry disease is a multi-systemic, X-linked lysosomal storage disease caused by decreased activity of alpha-galactosidase A and results in lysosoma ...
Coral snakes are members of the Elapidae family, and 40 to 50 species exist in the Americas. In the United States, three types predominate:
A Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) flight physical is a physical examination for "fitness of flight" performed by an FAA-trained, designated, ...
The term “bug bite” is commonly used to denote both bites and stings inflicted by members of the phylum Arthropoda. Arthropods ma ...
Biological warfare agents include bacteria, viruses, fungi, and biological toxins. Some agents are frequently lethal, while others are intended to ...
Sexual assault evidence collection is the process of collecting specimens and documenting injuries of sexual assault victims to be used in the cour ...
The middle meningeal artery is a vital artery that plays an important clinical role. The middle meningeal artery (MMA) normally branches off the ma ...
Amino acids are organic compounds that consist of alpha carbon in the center, hydrogen (H), amino (-NH2), carboxyl (-COOH), and specific R (side ch ...
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 ...
Pulmonary embolism (PE) occurs when there is a disruption to the flow of blood in the pulmonary artery or its branches by a thrombus that originate ...
Drowning is defined as a process of experiencing respiratory impairment from submersion/immersion in a liquid medium. To delineate the incident's o ...
Amatoxin containing mushrooms are a rare but significant cause of acute fulminant liver failure. However, not all Amanita species have this toxin, ...
Medical errors are a serious public health problem and a leading cause of death in the United States. It is challenging to uncover a consistent cau ...
Medical Histology is the microscopic study of tissues and organs through sectioning, staining, and examining those sections under a microscope. Oft ...
Ritesh G Menezes MBBS, MD, Diplomate NB Professor College of Medicine, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia Dammam
Pragnesh Parmar MBBS, MD(FM), FAIMER, PGDHL, Gujarat University Hyderabad
Omar Rayes MD Assistant Professor of Pathology Mumbai University, India Anatomic, Clinical and Forensic Pathology Detroit MI
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