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