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ABSS® Exam Overview
How many hours is the ABSS® Exam?
The ABSS® Exam is 3 hours.
How many questions is the ABSS® Exam?
The ABSS® Exam is 150 questions.
What topics are covered on the ABSS® Exam?
Topics include: Written Exam: Basic Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Surgical Sciences, and General Topics
ABSS® Exam MCQs (1,966)
Our question bank for the ABSS® Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 4 questions
- Cardiovascular - 165 questions
- Connective Tissue - 34 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 103 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 83 questions
- Eyes - 105 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 23 questions
- Genetics - 40 questions
- Genitourinary - 11 questions
- Growth and Development - 79 questions
- Gynecologic - 12 questions
- Hematologic - 34 questions
- Infectious - 123 questions
- Integument - 22 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 602 questions
- Nervous - 1945 questions
- Nutrition - 16 questions
- Obstetric - 18 questions
- Oncologic - 310 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 20 questions
- Pulmonary - 50 questions
- Renal - 25 questions
- Surgery - 424 questions
- Toxicology - 30 questions
- Trauma - 472 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 21 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 2 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 5 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 5 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 66 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 16 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 617 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 3 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 671 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 1 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 4 questions
- Causes - 879 questions
- Classification - 269 questions
- Differential - 915 questions
- Epidemiology - 51 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 410 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 158 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 108 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 10 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 268 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 1037 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 7 questions
- History Physical - 2090 questions
- Legal - 13 questions
- Pathophysiology - 1074 questions
- Patient Education - 34 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 1197 questions
- Toxicology - 19 questions
- Treatment Medical - 506 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 33 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 8 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 41 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 12 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 624 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 8 questions
- Clinical Education - 19 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 41 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 3 questions
- Drug Information - 32 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 22 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 6 questions
ABSS® Exam Articles (883)
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Vertebrae, along with intervertebral discs, compose the vertebral column, or spine. It extends from the skull to the coccyx and includes the cervic ...
Caudal anesthesia is a commonly used regional anesthetic technique that can be useful in providing peri- and post-operative analgesia. It can serve ...
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