Basic Science High-Yield Topics

Topics with the highest number of questions.

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