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Advanced Trauma Life Support® Exam Overview
How many hours is the Advanced Trauma Life Support® Exam?
The Advanced Trauma Life Support® Exam is 1 hours.
How many questions is the Advanced Trauma Life Support® Exam?
The Advanced Trauma Life Support® Exam is 50 questions.
What topics are covered on the Advanced Trauma Life Support® Exam?
Topics include: Initial Assessment and Management with Demonstrations, Airway and Ventilatory Management, Shock, Thoracic Trauma, Abdominal Trauma, Head Trauma, Spine and Spinal Cord Trauma, Musculoskeletal, Injury due to Burn and Cold, Extreme Ages, Trauma in Women, and Transfer to Definitive Care
Advanced Trauma Life Support® Exam MCQs (753)
Our question bank for the Advanced Trauma Life Support® Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 2 questions
- Cardiovascular - 183 questions
- Connective Tissue - 3 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 66 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 7 questions
- Eyes - 22 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 67 questions
- Genetics - 2 questions
- Genitourinary - 25 questions
- Growth and Development - 4 questions
- Gynecologic - 1 questions
- Hematologic - 34 questions
- Infectious - 10 questions
- Integument - 39 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 214 questions
- Nervous - 207 questions
- Obstetric - 8 questions
- Oncologic - 2 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 3 questions
- Pulmonary - 136 questions
- Renal - 21 questions
- Surgery - 110 questions
- Toxicology - 24 questions
- Trauma - 776 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 25 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 7 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 13 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 5 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 37 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 10 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 364 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 1 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 381 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 4 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 3 questions
- Causes - 302 questions
- Classification - 109 questions
- Differential - 281 questions
- Epidemiology - 9 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 76 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 39 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 90 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 58 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 280 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 14 questions
- History Physical - 790 questions
- Legal - 8 questions
- Pathophysiology - 314 questions
- Patient Education - 6 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 462 questions
- Toxicology - 16 questions
- Treatment Medical - 287 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 1 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 89 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 3 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 194 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 9 questions
- Clinical Education - 20 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 19 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 2 questions
- Drug Information - 16 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 16 questions
Advanced Trauma Life Support® Exam Articles (463)
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Bladder trauma is an uncommon injury that can be caused by a direct blow to a distended bladder, high energy injury which disrupts the pelvis, pene ...
The presence of focal neurologic findings or mental status changes is predictive of complications following trauma. A neurologic examination helps ...
Vasopressors and inotropes are medications used to create vasoconstriction or increase cardiac contractility, respectively, in patients with shock. ...
Thoracic trauma accounts for up to 35% of trauma-related deaths in the United States and encompasses a broad range of injuries that can cause ...
A hazardous material (HAZMAT) is a chemical or radioactive substance that can harm an individual and the environment upon exposure. Exposure can ha ...
The need for mechanical ventilation is one of the most common causes of admission to the intensive care unit.
Transpulmonary pressure (TPP) is a topic in pulmonary physiology that has both a traditional definition and a more modern or alternative definition ...
Maxillary fractures are one of the most common emergencies presenting in the acute setting . ...
Distributive shock, also known as vasodilatory shock, is one of the four broad classifications of disorders that cause inadequate tissue perfusion. ...
Choosing the most appropriate imaging modality for pregnancy patients is a common clinical question encountered daily. The general principle for im ...
Second impact syndrome (SIS), or repetitive head injury syndrome, describes a condition in which individual experiences a second head injury before ...
Nasogastric tubes are, as one might surmise from their name, tubes that are inserted through the nares to pass through the posterior oropharynx, do ...
Visual acuity is an often overlooked aspect of an emergency or outpatient department visit. Sometimes, this part of the physical exam happens intui ...
Bracken Burns MS, DO Professor of Surgery Director of Trauma and Critical Care East Tennessee State University (ETSU) FACOS Johnson City TN
Michael C Wadman MD Professor University of Nebraska Medical Center FACEP, FAAEM Omaha NE
Dan L Field MD Instructor California Northstate University FACEP Granite Bay CA
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