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We have 765 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 361 PubMed indexed review articles related to the Thoracic Surgery Board Certification Examination. You can customize practice questions to anatomical and clinical Thoracic Surgeon subject areas. In addition, you will have access to a 250 question pre- and post-test Thoracic Surgery Examination 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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Thoracic Surgery Examination Overview
How many hours is the Thoracic Surgery Examination?
The Thoracic Surgery Examination is 5.5 hours.
How many questions is the Thoracic Surgery Examination?
The Thoracic Surgery Examination is 250 questions.
What topics are covered on the Thoracic Surgery Examination?
Topics include: General Thoracic Surgery: Lung, Trachea/Bronchi, Pleura, Mediastinum, Esophagus, Chest Wall, and Diaphragm. Cardiac Surgery: Valvular Heart Disease, Coronary Artery Disease, Diseases of the Great Vessels, Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Other Conditions and Operations, Extracorporeal Circulation and Life Support, Myocardial Protection, Postoperative Care, and Transplant. Thoracic Surgery Critical Care: Ventilator Management, Bleeding (non-trauma), Hemodynamic Instability, Organ Dysfunction/Failure, Dysrhythmias, Invasive Line Management, and Nutrition.
Thoracic Surgery Examination MCQs (765)
Our question bank for the Thoracic Surgery Examination covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 4 questions
- Cardiovascular - 161 questions
- Connective Tissue - 7 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 58 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 26 questions
- Eyes - 1 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 140 questions
- Genetics - 5 questions
- Genitourinary - 4 questions
- Growth and Development - 43 questions
- Gynecologic - 3 questions
- Hematologic - 13 questions
- Infectious - 91 questions
- Integument - 10 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 89 questions
- Nervous - 51 questions
- Nutrition - 1 questions
- Obstetric - 5 questions
- Oncologic - 187 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 1 questions
- Pulmonary - 569 questions
- Renal - 3 questions
- Surgery - 286 questions
- Toxicology - 10 questions
- Trauma - 172 questions
- Teeth/Oral - 1 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 36 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 1 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 8 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 20 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 233 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 260 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 1 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 1 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 1 questions
- Causes - 306 questions
- Classification - 114 questions
- Differential - 377 questions
- Epidemiology - 19 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 197 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 98 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 68 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 3 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 230 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 502 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 2 questions
- History Physical - 785 questions
- Pathophysiology - 274 questions
- Patient Education - 15 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 468 questions
- Toxicology - 7 questions
- Treatment Medical - 202 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 3 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 9 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 1 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 419 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 1 questions
- Clinical Education - 35 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 12 questions
- Drug Information - 4 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 1 questions
Thoracic Surgery Examination Articles (361)
Spontaneous pneumothorax refers to the abnormal collection of gas in the pleural space between the lungs and the chest wall. Spontaneous ...
The diaphragm is the arched, flat muscular structure that divides the thorax from the abdominal cavity. Diaphragmatic injuries are relatively uncom ...
Edema refers to excessive fluid accumulation in the interstitial spaces, beneath the skin or within the body cavities caused by any of the followin ...
Pneumothorax is the collapse of the lung when air accumulates between the parietal and visceral pleura inside the chest. The air is outside the lun ...
Chondrosarcomas are malignant cartilaginous neoplasms with diverse morphological features and clinical behavior. They account for about 2 ...