Basic Science High-Yield Topics

Topics with the highest number of questions.

# Topic Questions
1 Legal and Ethics 75
2 Osteopenia & Osteoporosis 44
3 Statistic Definitions 42
4 Material Properties 40
5 Orthopaedic Implants 39
6 Rheumatoid Arthritis 37
7 Articular Cartilage 31
8 Bone Grafting 28
9 Antibiotic Classification & Mechanism 25
10 Bisphosphonates 24
11 Thromboembolism (PE & DVT) Prophylaxis 23
12 Anticoagulation Medications 22
13 Fracture Healing 19
14 Bone Cells 18
15 Rickets 18
16 Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) 14
17 Rehab & Prosthetics 14
18 Level of Evidence 13
19 Bone Growth Factors 12
20 Bone Signaling & RANKL 12
21 Bone Remodeling 12
22 Muscle Biology & Physiology 11
23 Gout 10
24 Inheritance Patterns of Orthopaedic Syndromes 9
25 Tendons 9
26 Clinical Trial Design 9
27 General and Regional Anesthesia in Orthopaedics 9
28 Opiates & Analgesic Medications 9
29 Anti-inflammatory Medications 8
30 Outcome Measure Tools 8
31 Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis 8
32 Endochondral Bone Formation 8
33 Molecular Biology Basics 8
34 Sickle Cell Anemia 7
35 Genetic Pearls 7
36 Ligaments 6
37 Prophylactic Antibiotics 6
38 Embryology 6
39 Occupational Health 6
40 Clinical Billing 6
41 Nonunion 6
42 Fat Embolism Syndrome 5
43 Immunology 5
44 Hypophosphatasia 5
45 Hyperparathyroidism 5
46 Platelet-Rich Plasma 5
47 Renal Osteodystrophy 5
48 Collagen 5
49 Hemophilia 4
50 Psoriatic Arthritis 4
51 Hemophilic Arthropathy 3
52 Bone Matrix 3
53 Cartilage 3
54 Normal Bone Metabolism 3
55 PTH & Vit D Physiology 3
56 Operative Blood Loss & Transfusion 2
57 Bone Circulation 2
58 Pseudogout (CPPD) 2
59 Synovium & Synovial Fluid 2
60 Hypoparathyroidism 1
61 Ochronosis 1
62 Scurvy 1
63 Lead Toxicity 1
64 Intramembranous Bone Formation 1
65 Multiple Sclerosis 1
66 Scleroderma 1
67 Structural Properties 1
68 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) 1
69 Myasthenia Gravis 1
70 Bioabsorbable Materials 1