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General Surgery Student Exam Overview
How many hours is the General Surgery Student Exam?
The General Surgery Student Exam is 2.5 hours.
How many questions is the General Surgery Student Exam?
The General Surgery Student Exam is 125 questions.
What topics are covered on the General Surgery Student Exam?
Topics include: The General Surgery examination is designed for end-of-course or end-of-clinical rotation/clerkship assessment for medical students. This examination preparation emphasizes core knowledge and elements of principles and practice in the discipline of General Surgery that are essential for a pre-doctoral medical student.
General Surgery Student Exam MCQs (1,700)
Our question bank for the General Surgery Student Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 15 questions
- Cardiovascular - 227 questions
- Connective Tissue - 30 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 90 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 120 questions
- Eyes - 9 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 795 questions
- Genetics - 26 questions
- Genitourinary - 121 questions
- Growth and Development - 30 questions
- Gynecologic - 76 questions
- Hematologic - 90 questions
- Infectious - 201 questions
- Integument - 171 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 245 questions
- Nervous - 131 questions
- Nutrition - 29 questions
- Obstetric - 29 questions
- Oncologic - 308 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 6 questions
- Pulmonary - 176 questions
- Renal - 62 questions
- Surgery - 495 questions
- Toxicology - 12 questions
- Trauma - 497 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 55 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 13 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 37 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 16 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 50 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 45 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 558 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 2 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 628 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 5 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 4 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 2 questions
- Causes - 842 questions
- Classification - 289 questions
- Differential - 765 questions
- Epidemiology - 52 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 359 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 348 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 136 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 12 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 278 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 657 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 37 questions
- History Physical - 1749 questions
- Legal - 3 questions
- Pathophysiology - 811 questions
- Patient Education - 64 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 885 questions
- Toxicology - 10 questions
- Treatment Medical - 396 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 6 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 29 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 3 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 2 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 429 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 9 questions
- Clinical Education - 65 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 28 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 2 questions
- Drug Information - 25 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 6 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 2 questions
General Surgery Student Exam Articles (999)
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Basic airway management in both the pediatric and adult populations includes assessing and managing airway patency, oxygen delivery, and ventilatio ...
Vasopressors and inotropes are medications used to create vasoconstriction or increase cardiac contractility, respectively, in patients with shock. ...
Parenteral nutrition is the intravenous administration of nutrition outside of the gastrointestinal tract. Total parenteral nutrition (TPN) is when ...
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Rectal prolapse refers specifically to prolapse of some or all of the rectal mucosa through the external anal sphincter. In pediatric populations a ...
Perianal abscesses are the most common type of anorectal abscesses. These abscesses can cause significant discomfort for patients. They are located ...
Pyloric stenosis, also known as infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (IHPS), is an uncommon condition in infants characterized by abnormal thick ...
Joseph R Lee MD Assistant Professor Residency Program Director East Tennessee State Un College of Med American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) Clinical Fellowship in Transplantation Surgery, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) Johnson City TN
Hassam Zulfiqar MBBS Rawalpindi Medical University & Allied Hospitals Islamabad
Hishaam Ismael MD Associate Professor Director of Hepatobiliary Surgery University of Texas HSC Tyler TX
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