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We have 1,322 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 623 PubMed indexed review articles related to the Primary Certification in Cardiothoracic Surgery . You can customize practice questions to anatomical and clinical Cardiothoracic Surgeron subject areas. In addition, you will have access to a 250 question pre- and post-test Cardiothoracic Surgery 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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Cardiothoracic Surgery Exam Overview
How many hours is the Cardiothoracic Surgery Exam?
The Cardiothoracic Surgery Exam is 4 hours.
How many questions is the Cardiothoracic Surgery Exam?
The Cardiothoracic Surgery Exam is 200 questions.
What topics are covered on the Cardiothoracic Surgery Exam?
Topics include: Basic Science: 1-3%, Cardiac & Cardiac Surgery: 49-53%, Chest: 105%, Esophagus: 2-5%, Mediastinal (Mediasinum): 1-4%, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine: 1-3%, Other: 6-8%, Pulmonary: 2-6%, Thoracic: 23-27%, and Trauma: 1-3%
Cardiothoracic Surgery Exam MCQs (1,322)
Our question bank for the Cardiothoracic Surgery Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 9 questions
- Cardiovascular - 1345 questions
- Connective Tissue - 17 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 23 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 23 questions
- Eyes - 5 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 49 questions
- Genetics - 29 questions
- Genitourinary - 6 questions
- Growth and Development - 93 questions
- Hematologic - 54 questions
- Infectious - 79 questions
- Integument - 15 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 41 questions
- Nervous - 48 questions
- Nutrition - 3 questions
- Obstetric - 13 questions
- Oncologic - 56 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 8 questions
- Pulmonary - 222 questions
- Renal - 20 questions
- Surgery - 529 questions
- Toxicology - 17 questions
- Trauma - 96 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 27 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 4 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 5 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 57 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 27 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 456 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 2 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 475 questions
- Causes - 506 questions
- Classification - 179 questions
- Differential - 488 questions
- Epidemiology - 30 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 331 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 159 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 106 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 9 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 431 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 598 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 6 questions
- History Physical - 1312 questions
- Legal - 4 questions
- Pathophysiology - 571 questions
- Patient Education - 27 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 884 questions
- Toxicology - 11 questions
- Treatment Medical - 425 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 1 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 3 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 6 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 6 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 709 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 6 questions
- Clinical Education - 35 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 49 questions
- Drug Information - 41 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 19 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 5 questions
Cardiothoracic Surgery Exam Articles (623)
The superior vena cava is a large, significant vein responsible for returning deoxygenated blood collected from the body back into the heart. It is ...
Mediastinoscopy is a thoracic surgical procedure performed with a mediastinoscope to examine the mediastinum— the space in the thor ...
Pulmonary arteriovenous malformation (PAVM), a rare pulmonary condition, is defined as a structurally abnormal communication between the pulmonary ...
Pulmonary atresia with an intact ventricular septum (PA-IVS) is one of the rare forms of congenital heart disease (CHD), accounting for less than 1 ...
Pulmonic stenosis is a defect of the pulmonic valve in which the valve is stiffened, causing an obstruction to flow. This disease is typically cong ...
Supraventricular arrhythmias are a diverse group of atrial arrhythmias. Atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter are the most com ...
Tricuspid regurgitation is comparatively a common anomaly. Structural modifications of any or all of the tricuspid valve apparatus may cause t ...
A direct laryngoscopy allows visualization of the larynx. It is used during general anesthesia, surgical procedures around the larynx, and resuscit ...
Injuries to the vertebral artery may either be traumatic or spontaneous. Traumatic injuries are most frequently due to blunt injury to the head and ...
Unstable angina falls along a spectrum under the umbrella term acute coronary syndrome. This public health issue that daily affects a large portion ...
Holt-Oram syndrome also referred to as the heart-hand syndrome, is an autosomal dominant disorder that is characterized by upper limb abnormalities ...
Although mechanical ventilation can be a complex and seemingly elusive topic, expectations are that physicians and healthcare professiona ...
Persistent truncus arteriosus (TA) is a rare, congenital, cyanotic heart defect characterized by a ventricular septal defect (VSD), a single trunca ...
Percutaneous lung lesion biopsy (PLLB) is by far the most common indication for percutaneous needle biopsy of the deep tissues of the thorax. Other ...
Isolated systolic hypertension is the predominant form of hypertension in the elderly population. ...
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