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We have 662 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 403 PubMed indexed review articles related to the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Certification Examination . You can customize practice questions to anatomical and clinical Board Certified Physical Medicine Physician subject areas. In addition, you will have access to a 250 question pre- and post-test Physical Medicine 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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Physical Medicine Exam Overview
How many hours is the Physical Medicine Exam?
The Physical Medicine Exam is 4 hours.
How many questions is the Physical Medicine Exam?
The Physical Medicine Exam is 100 questions.
What topics are covered on the Physical Medicine Exam?
Topics include: Rehabilitation of Brain, Spinal Cord/Muscle, and Connective Tissue Disorders: 27% – 31%, Interventional Therapeutics: Spine and Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment and Pain: 25% – 29, Prosthetics, Orthotics, Sports Medicine, Orthopedic disorders, MSK disorders, Occupational-Industrial, Return to Work and Assistive Devices: 24% – 28%, and Special Populations: 16% – 20%
Physical Medicine Exam MCQs (662)
Our question bank for the Physical Medicine Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 3 questions
- Cardiovascular - 13 questions
- Connective Tissue - 65 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 2 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 7 questions
- Eyes - 1 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 2 questions
- Genetics - 6 questions
- Genitourinary - 4 questions
- Growth and Development - 9 questions
- Gynecologic - 2 questions
- Hematologic - 1 questions
- Infectious - 4 questions
- Integument - 7 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 651 questions
- Nervous - 327 questions
- Nutrition - 2 questions
- Obstetric - 1 questions
- Oncologic - 6 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 2 questions
- Pulmonary - 7 questions
- Surgery - 59 questions
- Toxicology - 4 questions
- Trauma - 168 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 12 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 1 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 8 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 9 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 12 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 4 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 333 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 3 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 334 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 1 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 3 questions
- Causes - 288 questions
- Classification - 95 questions
- Differential - 370 questions
- Epidemiology - 14 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 137 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 14 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 22 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 1 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 106 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 197 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 11 questions
- History Physical - 728 questions
- Pathophysiology - 349 questions
- Patient Education - 35 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 347 questions
- Toxicology - 2 questions
- Treatment Medical - 149 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 122 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 51 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 77 questions
- Clinical Education - 14 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 11 questions
- Drug Information - 4 questions
Physical Medicine Exam Articles (403)
Primary care, sports medicine, and orthopedic surgeons commonly manage shoulder injuries and shoulder pain. Some reports in the literature cite tha ...
As survival rates of the critically ill increase with the advancement of modern medicine, the incidence of neuromuscular disturbances in these pati ...
Chronic neck pain is a considerable public health burden that accounts for one of the top five chronic pain conditions.
The long head of the biceps (LHB) brachii tendon originates at the supraglenoid tubercle and superior glenoid labrum. Its labral origin is mostly p ...
Sacroiliitis is an inflammation of the sacroiliac joint (SI), usually resulting in pain. Often it is a diagnosis of exclusion. The sacroiliac joint ...
Lumbar spinal stenosis is a common source of leg and back pain. It refers to a narrowing in the vertebra, in the areas of the central canal, latera ...
Aromatase inhibitors (AIs) are indicated in the treatment of hormone-receptive breast cancer in postmenopausal women in various settings. Studies h ...
Dysbaric osteonecrosis is a type of avascular necrosis of the bone most commonly found in undersea divers and workers breathing compressed air or g ...
Syringomyelia, at its core, is a disorder of an abnormal cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) circulation. A syrinx is a fluid-filled cavity that anatomi ...
Wrist arthrodesis, also known as wrist fusion, is a procedure in which the wrist joint is immobilized by fusing the radius to the carpal bones. It ...
The most notable structure located on the medial aspect of the elbow is the cubital tunnel, through which the ulnar nerve passes. The walls cr ...
The natural history of a disease classifies into five stages: underlying, susceptible, subclinical, clinical, and recovery/disability/death. Corres ...
Sacroiliac (SI) joint injury is a common cause of low back pain. Posterior pelvic joint pain a common name for SI joint dysfunction. The spine ...
Injuries to the rotator cuff (RC) range from simple contusions and tendonitis to chronic tendinopathy, partial tears, and full-thickness tears (PTT ...
Intermittent claudication (IC) typically refers to lower extremity skeletal muscle pain that occurs during exercise. IC presents when there is insu ...
Richard S Kaplan MD Private Practice Uniontown Hospital FAAPMR Monroeville PA
Andrew l Sherman MD, MS Professor Vice Chair, Residency Program Dir Un of Miami Miller School of Med ANEM Weston FL
Timothy K Tiu MD Assistant Professor University of Miami Fellow, American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Miami FL
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