Basic Science High-Yield Topics

Topics with the highest number of questions.

# Topic Importance Scrore Questions
1 Legal Considerations in Orthopaedic Practice
A
208 67
2 Statistic Definitions
A
134 53
3 Osteopenia & Osteoporosis
A
144 49
4 Material Properties
A
108 45
5 Rheumatoid Arthritis
A
88 44
6 Orthopaedic Implants
A
92 40
7 Bone Grafting
A
52 34
8 Articular Cartilage
A
56 32
9 Antibiotic Classification & Mechanism
A
76 29
10 Anticoagulation Medications
A
92 27
11 Thromboembolism (PE & DVT) Prophylaxis
A
36 25
12 Bisphosphonates
A
66 24
13 Fracture Healing
A
50 23
14 Bone Cells
A
62 21
15 Rickets
B
26 20
16 Ethics in Orthopaedic Practice 0 19
17 Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
A
46 17
18 Clinical Trial Design
B
18 17
19 Bone Signaling & RANKL
B
30 16
20 Inheritance Patterns of Orthopaedic Syndromes
B
24 14
21 Rehab & Prosthetics
A
52 14
22 Level of Evidence
B
46 13
23 Bone Growth Factors
B
40 13
24 Muscle Biology & Physiology
B
36 12
25 Bone Remodeling
B
24 11
26 Gout
C
10 11
27 Tendons
C
14 11
28 Anti-inflammatory Medications
B
20 10
29 Genetic Pearls
B
24 10
30 Opiates & Analgesic Medications
B
34 10
31 Outcome Measure Tools
B
64 9
32 Molecular Biology Basics
B
20 9
33 General and Regional Anesthesia in Orthopaedics
B
18 9
34 Nonunion and Bone Defects
C
30 8
35 Endochondral Bone Formation
B
24 8
36 Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
B
28 8
37 Clinical Billing
B
48 8
38 Ligaments
C
18 7
39 Prophylactic Antibiotics
D
4 7
40 Sickle Cell Anemia
B
18 7
41 Immunology
B
18 6
42 Occupational Health
C
14 6
43 Collagen
D
4 6
44 Embryology
B
30 6
45 Platelet-Rich Plasma
D
4 5
46 Renal Osteodystrophy
C
10 5
47 Hyperparathyroidism
C
8 5
48 Fat Embolism Syndrome
C
14 5
49 Hemophilia
D
0 5
50 PTH & Vit D Physiology
C
18 4
51 Normal Bone Metabolism
C
14 4
52 Cartilage
C
18 4
53 Hypophosphatasia
C
8 4
54 Psoriatic Arthritis
B
24 4
55 Hemophilic Arthropathy
D
14 3
56 Bone Matrix
C
14 3
57 Pseudogout (CPPD)
D
0 2
58 Synovium & Synovial Fluid
D
4 2
59 Informed Consent & Time Out 0 2
60 Operative Blood Loss & Transfusion
E
0 2
61 Bone Circulation
C
8 2
62 Myasthenia Gravis
E
0 1
63 Intramembranous Bone Formation
D
4 1
64 Hypoparathyroidism
D
4 1
65 Bioabsorbable Materials
E
0 1
66 Multiple Sclerosis
D
14 1
67 Structural Properties
E
0 1
68 Scleroderma
E
0 1
69 Lead Toxicity
D
4 1
70 Ochronosis
D
4 1
71 Deep Vein Thrombosis
E
0 1
72 Scurvy
D
4 1
73 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
E
0 1