Basic Science High-Yield Topics

Topics with the highest number of questions.

# Topic Questions
1 Legal Considerations in Orthopaedic Practice 65
2 Osteopenia & Osteoporosis 46
3 Statistic Definitions 42
4 Material Properties 41
5 Orthopaedic Implants 39
6 Rheumatoid Arthritis 38
7 Articular Cartilage 31
8 Bone Grafting 29
9 Antibiotic Classification & Mechanism 25
10 Bisphosphonates 24
11 Anticoagulation Medications 23
12 Thromboembolism (PE & DVT) Prophylaxis 23
13 Fracture Healing 19
14 Rickets 18
15 Bone Cells 18
16 Bone Signaling & RANKL 14
17 Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) 14
18 Rehab & Prosthetics 14
19 Level of Evidence 13
20 Bone Growth Factors 12
21 Bone Remodeling 12
22 Muscle Biology & Physiology 11
23 Ethics in Orthopaedic Practice 11
24 Gout 10
25 Tendons 10
26 General and Regional Anesthesia in Orthopaedics 9
27 Anti-inflammatory Medications 9
28 Clinical Trial Design 9
29 Inheritance Patterns of Orthopaedic Syndromes 9
30 Opiates & Analgesic Medications 9
31 Genetic Pearls 9
32 Molecular Biology Basics 8
33 Outcome Measure Tools 8
34 Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis 8
35 Endochondral Bone Formation 8
36 Sickle Cell Anemia 7
37 Nonunion and Bone Defects 6
38 Embryology 6
39 Ligaments 6
40 Clinical Billing 6
41 Collagen 6
42 Occupational Health 6
43 Prophylactic Antibiotics 6
44 Hemophilia 5
45 Renal Osteodystrophy 5
46 Platelet-Rich Plasma 5
47 Fat Embolism Syndrome 5
48 Hyperparathyroidism 5
49 Hypophosphatasia 5
50 Immunology 5
51 Psoriatic Arthritis 4
52 Hemophilic Arthropathy 3
53 PTH & Vit D Physiology 3
54 Cartilage 3
55 Bone Matrix 3
56 Normal Bone Metabolism 3
57 Pseudogout (CPPD) 2
58 Synovium & Synovial Fluid 2
59 Bone Circulation 2
60 Operative Blood Loss & Transfusion 2
61 Myasthenia Gravis 1
62 Intramembranous Bone Formation 1
63 Hypoparathyroidism 1
64 Bioabsorbable Materials 1
65 Multiple Sclerosis 1
66 Structural Properties 1
67 Ochronosis 1
68 Scleroderma 1
69 Lead Toxicity 1
70 Scurvy 1
71 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) 1