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We have 1,350 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 667 PubMed indexed review articles related to the Anesthesiology Examination. You can customize practice questions to anatomical and clinical Board Certified Anesthesiologist subject areas. In addition, you will have access to a 250 question pre- and post-test Anesthesiology Exam 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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Anesthesiology Exam Overview
How many hours is the Anesthesiology Exam?
The Anesthesiology Exam is 6 hours.
How many questions is the Anesthesiology Exam?
The Anesthesiology Exam is 330 questions.
What topics are covered on the Anesthesiology Exam?
Topics include: Basic Sciences: Anatomy, Physics, and Anesthesia Delivery Devices, Mathematics, Pharmacology; Clinical Sciences: Evaluaiton of the Patient and Preoperative Preparation, Regional Anesthesia, General Anesthesia, Monitored Anesthesia Care and Sedation, Intravenous Fluid Therapy during Anesthesia, Common Complications, Postoperative Care; Organ-Based Basic and Clinical Sciences: Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems, Respiratory System, Cardiovascular System, Gastrointestinal/Hepatic Systems, Renal and Urinary Systems/electrolyte Balance, Hematologic System, Endocrin and Metabloci Systems, Neuromuscular Diseases and Disorders; Special Problems or Issues in Anesthesiology: Physician Impairment or Disability - Substance Abuse, Fatigue, Aging, Visual and Auditory Impariment, American Disabilities Act, Ethis, Practice Management, and Medicolegal Issues.
Anesthesiology Exam MCQs (1,350)
Our question bank for the Anesthesiology Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 22 questions
- Cardiovascular - 303 questions
- Connective Tissue - 8 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 132 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 62 questions
- Eyes - 24 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 104 questions
- Genetics - 5 questions
- Genitourinary - 25 questions
- Growth and Development - 7 questions
- Gynecologic - 11 questions
- Hematologic - 66 questions
- Infectious - 50 questions
- Integument - 28 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 215 questions
- Nervous - 566 questions
- Nutrition - 5 questions
- Obstetric - 52 questions
- Oncologic - 39 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 16 questions
- Pulmonary - 428 questions
- Renal - 31 questions
- Surgery - 630 questions
- Toxicology - 138 questions
- Trauma - 219 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 20 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 10 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 12 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 243 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 60 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 389 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 7 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 585 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 3 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 3 questions
- Causes - 557 questions
- Classification - 191 questions
- Differential - 339 questions
- Epidemiology - 12 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 147 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 155 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 253 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 1 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 253 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 167 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 11 questions
- History Physical - 1362 questions
- Legal - 4 questions
- Pathophysiology - 573 questions
- Patient Education - 13 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 911 questions
- Toxicology - 87 questions
- Treatment Medical - 987 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 2 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 15 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 1 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 6 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 586 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 4 questions
- Clinical Education - 29 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 154 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 10 questions
- Drug Information - 180 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 94 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 20 questions
Anesthesiology Exam Articles (667)
In the United States, a patient may allege medical malpractice against a clinician, which is typically defined by the failure the provide the degre ...
Cardioplegia is a pharmacological therapy administered during cardiac surgery to intentionally and temporarily arrest the heart. The first solution ...
Retroperitoneal hematoma is defined as bleeding into the retroperitoneal space. This clinical entity is often occult and under-recognized by clinic ...
The body possesses innate mechanisms to control bleeding in the setting of an injury. An understanding of these basic physiologic processes ...
Hypertensive urgency is a marked elevation in blood pressure without evidence of target organ damage, such as pulmonary edema, cardiac ischemi ...
The oculocardiac reflex (OCR), also known as the Aschner reflex or trigeminovagal reflex (TVR), was first described in 1908 as a reduction in heart ...
Gastrointestinal bleeding can fall into two broad categories: upper and lower sources of bleeding. The anatomic landmark that separates upper ...
Bone marrow aspiration and biopsies are often performed both in the inpatient and outpatient settings for the diagnosis of a multitude of hematolog ...
Oxygenation of tissues is one of the most important processes that occur within the human body. Without proper oxygenation of tissues, metabolic pr ...
Endotracheal intubation is indicated in many clinical settings, such as impending respiratory failure and when protecting the patient airway. The f ...
Under physiologic circumstances, the concentration of calcium in the extracellular fluid is maintained within a very narrow range. Normal calcium h ...
"Few drugs have excited such widespread interest and stimulated as much clinical and laboratory investigation as halothane." —Editorial, Brit ...
The brain consumes a significant amount of energy compared to its weight and size. It is highly metabolically active, and exquisitely sensitive to ...
The pericapsular nerve group Block (PENG) is a regional anesthetic technique that was described in 2018, developed primarily in total hip arthropla ...
Healthcare providers have used many regional, anesthetic modalities to provide analgesia for the thorax, abdomen, and pelvis. While each ...
Daniel C Sizemore MD Assistant Professor MD, FASA, Vice Chair, Program Director WVU Medicine Morgantown WV
Russell K McAllister MD Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology Interim Chair-Anesthesiology Texas A&M College of Medicine DABA, DABPM, FASA Temple TX
Jason Widrich MD, MBA Assistant Professor University of Florida Cardiac Anesthesia and Trans Esophageal Echocardiography Jacksonville FL
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