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SPEX Exam Overview
How many hours is the SPEX Exam?
The SPEX Exam is 6 hours.
How many questions is the SPEX Exam?
The SPEX Exam is 240 questions.
What topics are covered on the SPEX Exam?
Topics include: General Principles – 1.5%, Individual Organ Systems – 76.5%, Immune System, Blood and Lymphoreticular System, Behavioral Health, Nervous System & Special Senses, Skin & Subcutaneous Tissue, Musculoskeletal System, Cardiovascular System, Respiratory System, Gastrointestinal System, Renal & Urinary System, Pregnancy, Childbirth, & the Puerperium, Female Reproductive System & Breast, Male Reproductive System, Endocrine System, Multisystem Processes & Disorders, and Biostatistics and Epidemiology/Population Health and Interpretation of Medical Literature/Social Sciences – 22%
SPEX Exam MCQs (13,554)
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SPEX Exam Articles (4,794)
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Sports-related traumatic brain injury (TBI) has become increasingly popular in the scientific literature over the past few decades.
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Uterine prolapse is the herniation of the uterus from its natural anatomical location into the vaginal canal, through the hymen, or through the int ...
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