Basic Science High-Yield Topics

Topics with the highest number of questions.

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