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Neurosurgery Exam Overview
How many hours is the Neurosurgery Exam?
The Neurosurgery Exam is 8 hours.
How many questions is the Neurosurgery Exam?
The Neurosurgery Exam is 375 questions.
What topics are covered on the Neurosurgery Exam?
Topics include: Neuroanatomy - 13%, Neurosciences - 8%, Neuropathology - 11%, Neuroimaging - 15%, Clinical Neurology - 11%, Neurosurgery - 22%, Critical Care/Fundamental Clinical Skills - 17%, and Core Competencies - 2%
Neurosurgery Exam MCQs (1,969)
Our question bank for the Neurosurgery Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 4 questions
- Cardiovascular - 169 questions
- Connective Tissue - 34 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 105 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 83 questions
- Eyes - 106 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 23 questions
- Genetics - 40 questions
- Genitourinary - 12 questions
- Growth and Development - 77 questions
- Gynecologic - 12 questions
- Hematologic - 35 questions
- Infectious - 125 questions
- Integument - 22 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 586 questions
- Nervous - 1968 questions
- Nutrition - 16 questions
- Obstetric - 19 questions
- Oncologic - 312 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 21 questions
- Pulmonary - 50 questions
- Renal - 25 questions
- Surgery - 421 questions
- Toxicology - 30 questions
- Trauma - 469 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 21 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 1 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 5 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 5 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 68 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 16 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 620 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 4 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 676 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 1 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 4 questions
- Causes - 891 questions
- Classification - 267 questions
- Differential - 923 questions
- Epidemiology - 53 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 417 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 157 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 111 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 10 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 274 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 1038 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 7 questions
- History Physical - 2097 questions
- Legal - 13 questions
- Pathophysiology - 1073 questions
- Patient Education - 34 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 1202 questions
- Toxicology - 19 questions
- Treatment Medical - 514 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 32 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 8 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 41 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 9 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 624 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 7 questions
- Clinical Education - 17 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 42 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 3 questions
- Drug Information - 33 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 22 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 6 questions
Neurosurgery Exam Articles (885)
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The brainstem is the structure that connects the cerebrum of the brain to the spinal cord and cerebellum. It is composed of four sections in descen ...
Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) is a nonspecific diagnosis representing many conditions that involve the compression of the neurovascular structures ...
Back pain is one of the most common causes for patients to seek medical care in both primary care and emergency setting. An estimated 200 billion&n ...
Tracheostomy is a procedure where an artificial airway is established surgically or percutaneously in the cervical trachea. The term “tracheo ...
The lateral geniculate nucleus (LGN) belongs to the category of sensory projection nuclei of the thalamus and plays an essential role in norma ...
Behcet disease was first described in 1937 by Hulusi Behçet from Istanbul, who described three patients with oral and genital ulceratio ...
According to the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, there are 12 injury-related emergency department visits for every 100 persons ov ...
A medical error is a preventable adverse effect of medical care, whether or not it is evident or harmful to the patient.
The human brain is unlike any organ, in that it receives a complex vascular supply through various significant arteries. This vascular supply may b ...
Benign occipital seizures are classified as an occipital onset epilepsy syndrome, which occurs in children with normal developmental milestones, no ...
Brachial plexitis is a condition characterized by acute onset of shoulder pain followed by weakness and/or sensory loss of the shoulder and/or uppe ...
The erector spinae plane (ESP) block is a newer regional anesthetic technique that can be used to provide analgesia for a variety of surgical proce ...
Osteoid osteoma was first described by Jaffe in 1935 and accounts for 10% of all benign bone tumors.
The neurovascular anatomy of the thoracic wall is clinically significant because clinicians must traverse it in such procedures as thoracentesis, t ...
Fahad Alkherayf MBBS, MD, MSc, CIP, FRCSC Assistant Professor University of Ottawa Ottawa
Fassil B Mesfin MD, PhD, FACS, FAANS Assistant Professor Director MU School of Medicine Columbia MO
Joe M Das FRCSEd Neurosurgery Senior Clinical Fellow Mr Birmingham Children's Hospital, Steelhouse Ln, Birmingham B4 6NH FRCSEd (Neurosurgery), MRCS (England) Birmingham
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