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We have 201 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 105 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 (201)
Our question bank for the Forensics Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 1 questions
- Cardiovascular - 33 questions
- Connective Tissue - 2 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 7 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 6 questions
- Eyes - 3 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 17 questions
- Genetics - 4 questions
- Genitourinary - 6 questions
- Growth and Development - 8 questions
- Gynecologic - 8 questions
- Hematologic - 10 questions
- Infectious - 48 questions
- Integument - 11 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 21 questions
- Nervous - 27 questions
- Nutrition - 1 questions
- Obstetric - 5 questions
- Oncologic - 3 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 10 questions
- Pulmonary - 23 questions
- Renal - 6 questions
- Surgery - 2 questions
- Toxicology - 68 questions
- Trauma - 74 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) - 64 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 5 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 108 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 13 questions
- Causes - 94 questions
- Classification - 35 questions
- Differential - 92 questions
- Epidemiology - 11 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 61 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 50 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 1 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 37 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 10 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 6 questions
- History Physical - 179 questions
- Legal - 51 questions
- Pathophysiology - 109 questions
- Patient Education - 3 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 117 questions
- Toxicology - 55 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 (105)
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 ...
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 ...
Tetanus is an infection characterized by a state of generalized hypertonia that manifests in the form of painful muscle spasms of the jaw and neck. ...
Biological warfare agents include bacteria, viruses, fungi, and biological toxins. Some agents are frequently lethal while others are intended to c ...
Amphetamine abuse is widespread and associated with significant impact on cardiovascular and neurological systems in overdose. In many parts of the ...
Intracranial hemorrhage encompasses four broad types of hemorrhage: epidural hemorrhage, subdural hemorrhage, subarachnoid hemo ...
Sexually transmitted infections, STIs, are a feared sequela of sexual assault. The most common sexually transmitted infections diagnosed in f ...
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& ...
Humans have been using lead for a variety of applications since millennia, and concomitant with this use has developed an ancient recognition of th ...
While uncommon, acute aortic dissection (AAD) is a rare but catastrophic disorder. Aortic dissection is due to the separation of the layers of ...
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a genetic (autosomal dominant) heart muscle disease caused by a mutation in sarcomere protein genes which enco ...
Cadmium is a heavy metal that causes direct harm to humans in several forms. It is regularly found with other heavy metals such as zinc, ...
Irreversible cell injury and eventual cell death due to pathological processes are termed necrosis. It is an uncontrolled cell death that results i ...
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 ...
Short stature is defined as a condition in which an individual's height is in the 3rd percentile for the mean height of a given age, sex, and popul ...
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