Basic Science High-Yield Topics

Topics with the highest number of questions.

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