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Physiology Exam Overview
How many hours is the Physiology Exam?
The Physiology Exam is 2.5 hours.
How many questions is the Physiology Exam?
The Physiology Exam is 125 questions.
What topics are covered on the Physiology Exam?
Topics include: The Physiology exam is designed to assess performance at the end of a course, clerkship, or other unit of instruction.
Physiology Exam MCQs (2,203)
Our question bank for the Physiology Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 100 questions
- Cardiovascular - 484 questions
- Connective Tissue - 24 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 70 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 653 questions
- Eyes - 77 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 288 questions
- Genetics - 44 questions
- Genitourinary - 73 questions
- Growth and Development - 75 questions
- Gynecologic - 90 questions
- Hematologic - 196 questions
- Infectious - 88 questions
- Integument - 96 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 165 questions
- Nervous - 520 questions
- Nutrition - 82 questions
- Obstetric - 99 questions
- Oncologic - 52 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 23 questions
- Pulmonary - 379 questions
- Renal - 177 questions
- Surgery - 65 questions
- Toxicology - 52 questions
- Trauma - 112 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 1 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 60 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 9 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 62 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 15 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 1087 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 5 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 1020 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 2 questions
- Causes - 1244 questions
- Classification - 264 questions
- Differential - 353 questions
- Epidemiology - 11 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 196 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 472 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 84 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 4 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 178 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 179 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 5 questions
- History Physical - 2156 questions
- Legal - 1 questions
- Pathophysiology - 2096 questions
- Patient Education - 26 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 477 questions
- Toxicology - 28 questions
- Treatment Medical - 261 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 7 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 3 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 1 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 53 questions
- Clinical Education - 18 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 26 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 13 questions
- Drug Information - 58 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 6 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 12 questions
Physiology Exam Articles (657)
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Lumbar puncture (LP), also referred to as “spinal tap,” is a commonly performed procedure that involves obtaining and sampling cerebros ...
The postpartum period is the period after delivery of conceptus when maternal physiological and anatomical changes return to the nonpregnant state. ...
Phospholipase A (PLA) comprises a supergroup of esterase enzymes present in all human cells that play a key role in mediating the production of fre ...
The feelings of appetite and satiety involve complex interactions between hormones from the gastrointestinal tract to the hypothalamus an ...
Synovial fluid is defined as the collection of fluid confined within a joint space. Synovial fluid is physiologic, and acts as a joint space lubric ...
The gag reflex, also known as the pharyngeal reflex, is a reflex contraction of the muscles of the posterior pharynx after stimulation of the poste ...
The chemoreceptor trigger zone (CTZ) for emesis, also commonly known as the area postrema (AP), is located within the dorsal surface of the medulla ...
Female gametogenesis (also referred to as oogenesis) is the process by which diploid (2n) cells undergo cell division through meiosis to form haplo ...
The human brain is made up of approximately 86 billion neurons which “talk” to each other using a combination of electrical and chemica ...
Orthostatic hypotension is defined as a sudden drop in blood pressure upon standing from a sitting or supine position. Clinically, this is dia ...
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is an ultrafiltrate of plasma contained within the ventricles of the brain and the subarachnoid spaces of the cranium and ...
Myelin sheath is a fatty product formed from specific neuroglial cells that provides numerous vital supporting functions as well as increases the r ...
Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) is an important enzyme of the anaerobic metabolic pathway. It belongs to the class of oxidoreductases, with an enzyme c ...
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