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 Material Properties 41
5 Rheumatoid Arthritis 38
6 Orthopaedic Implants 38
7 Articular Cartilage 31
8 Bone Grafting 31
9 Bisphosphonates 25
10 Antibiotic Classification & Mechanism 25
11 Thromboembolism (PE & DVT) Prophylaxis 23
12 Anticoagulation Medications 23
13 Fracture Healing 19
14 Rickets 19
15 Bone Cells 18
16 Ethics in Orthopaedic Practice 17
17 Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) 17
18 Rehab & Prosthetics 14
19 Bone Signaling & RANKL 14
20 Level of Evidence 13
21 Bone Growth Factors 12
22 Bone Remodeling 12
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 Genetic Pearls 9
30 Inheritance Patterns of Orthopaedic Syndromes 9
31 Opiates & Analgesic Medications 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 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 Immunology 5
47 Hemophilia 5
48 Renal Osteodystrophy 5
49 Platelet-Rich Plasma 5
50 Psoriatic Arthritis 4
51 Hypophosphatasia 4
52 Cartilage 3
53 Normal Bone Metabolism 3
54 Bone Matrix 3
55 Hemophilic Arthropathy 3
56 PTH & Vit D Physiology 3
57 Bone Circulation 2
58 Operative Blood Loss & Transfusion 2
59 Synovium & Synovial Fluid 2
60 Pseudogout (CPPD) 2
61 Structural Properties 1
62 Scleroderma 1
63 Lead Toxicity 1
64 Scurvy 1
65 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) 1
66 Ochronosis 1
67 Myasthenia Gravis 1
68 Intramembranous Bone Formation 1
69 Hypoparathyroidism 1
70 Bioabsorbable Materials 1
71 Multiple Sclerosis 1