Our review is designed to help you maximize your score on the Forensics Exam. StatPearls questions and articles are linked directly to American Board of Pathology® and AOA Board of Pathology® content outlines. Each review course is designed to empower you to assess your knowledge and understanding of medical principles and concepts found on the Forensics Exam.
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We have 145 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 93 PubMed indexed review articles related to the Pathology Examination. You can customize practice questions to anatomical and clinical Forensic Pathologist subject areas. In addition, you will have access to a 250 question pre- and post-test Forensics 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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Forensics Exam Overview
How many hours is the Forensics Exam?
The Forensics Exam is 6 hours.
How many questions is the Forensics Exam?
The Forensics Exam is 305 questions.
What topics are covered on the Forensics Exam?
Topics include: Pediatric Deaths - 2%, Cardiovascular System - 3%, Chronic Alcoholism - 3%, Central Nervous System - 3%, Respiratory System - 3%, Head and Neck - 1%, Genitourinary System - 1%, Hematopietic Lymphatic System - 1%, Hepatic Gastrointestinal Pancreatic System - 2%, Endocrine System - 1%, Skin - 1%, Bone, Joint, and Soft Tissue - 1%, Infectious Disease/Microbiology - 3%, Immune Deficiency Disorder - 1%, Nutritional Deficiencies - 1%, Obesity - 1%, Medicolegal Investigation of Natural Deaths - 2%, Mechanical and Physical Injury - 3%, Blunt Trauma - 3%, Asphyxia - 4%, Firearm Related Injuries - 4%, Bombs and Explosions - 2%, Sharp Injuries - 2%, Electrical and Lightning Injuries - 3%, Anaphylaxis Related Deaths - 1%, Venom Related Deaths - 1%, Deaths Due to Change in Atmosphere - 2%, Heat/Cold Exposure Deaths - 2%, Fire-Thermal Deaths - 2%, Radiation Injuries and Deaths - 1%, Chemical Injury - 3%, Analytic Methods - 1%, Interpretive - 1%, Environmental and Industrial Toxicology - 3%, Identification of Human Remains - 1%, Unnatural Deaths in Childhood - 1%, Elder Abuse - 1%, Pregnancy Related Deaths - 2%, Sex-Related Deaths - 2%, Deaths from Complications of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures - 2%, Water-Related Deaths - 2%, Psychiatric and Stress Related Deaths - 1%, History and Development of Forensic Pathology & Legal Medicine - 1%, Jurisprudence and Certification of Death - 2%, Criminalistics - 2%, Bioterrorism and Chemical Agents - 2%, Molecular Pathology - 2%, Transportation Related Deaths - 6%, In-custody Deaths - 2%, Postmortem Radiography - 1%, and Select Topics/Management - 2%
Forensics Exam MCQs (145)
Our question bank for the Forensics Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 1 questions
- Cardiovascular - 25 questions
- Connective Tissue - 2 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 7 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 6 questions
- Eyes - 3 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 5 questions
- Genetics - 3 questions
- Genitourinary - 6 questions
- Growth and Development - 8 questions
- Gynecologic - 8 questions
- Hematologic - 8 questions
- Infectious - 15 questions
- Integument - 11 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 20 questions
- Nervous - 22 questions
- Nutrition - 1 questions
- Obstetric - 5 questions
- Oncologic - 2 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 7 questions
- Pulmonary - 14 questions
- Renal - 5 questions
- Surgery - 2 questions
- Toxicology - 26 questions
- Trauma - 74 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 17 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 3 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 5 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 6 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 1 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 35 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 4 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 62 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 13 questions
- Causes - 56 questions
- Classification - 29 questions
- Differential - 47 questions
- Epidemiology - 10 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 34 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 22 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 1 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 26 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 6 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 4 questions
- History Physical - 124 questions
- Legal - 51 questions
- Pathophysiology - 57 questions
- Patient Education - 3 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 67 questions
- Toxicology - 16 questions
- Treatment Medical - 14 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 2 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 5 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 18 questions
- Clinical Education - 1 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 5 questions
- Drug Information - 6 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 4 questions
Forensics Exam Articles (93)
Amniotic fluid embolism (AFE) is a life-threatening obstetric emergency characterized by sudden cardiorespiratory collapse and disseminated intrava ...
According to the European Society of Cardiology, American College of Cardiology Foundation, American Heart Association, and World Health Federation ...
Endomyocardial fibrosis (EMF) is a rare disease in North America but common in the tropical and subtropical regions of the developing world. It is ...
Medical Histology is the microscopic study of tissues and organs through sectioning, staining, and examining those sections under a microscope. Oft ...
Members of the medical profession may be asked to testify sometime during their career. It is in the best interest of the legal and medical profess ...
Botulism is a rare but potentially fatal syndrome of diffuse, flaccid paralysis caused by botulinum neurotoxin (BoNT), an exo neurotoxin elabo ...
Gunshot wounds are complex, violent, traumatic injuries commonly encountered in forensic practice. These injuries are caused by penetration of the ...
Short stature is defined as a condition in which the height of an individual is in the 3rd percentile for the mean height of a given age, sex, and ...
The term “bug bite” is commonly used to denote both bites and stings inflicted by members of the phylum Arthropoda. Arthropods ma ...
The chain of custody is the most critical process of evidence documentation. It is a must to assure the court of law that the evidence is authentic ...
Cardiac tamponade is a medical or traumatic emergency that happens when enough fluid accumulates in the pericardial sac compressing the heart ...
Adrenal hemorrhage is an uncommon disorder characterized by bleeding into the suprarenal glands. The hematoma may be unilateral or bilateral, and t ...
The United States Center for Health Statistics defines a fetal death as the delivery of a fetus showing no sign of life, as indicated by absent bre ...
Myocarditis is an inflammatory process of the myocardium. It can present as an acute, subacute, or chronic disease process and may present with eit ...
Sports-related traumatic brain injury (TBI) has become increasingly popular in the scientific literature over the past few decades.
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