Basic Science High-Yield Topics

Topics with the highest number of questions.

# Topic Importance Scrore Questions
1 Legal Considerations in Orthopaedic Practice
A
208 62
2 Osteopenia & Osteoporosis
A
144 47
3 Statistic Definitions
A
134 42
4 Rheumatoid Arthritis
A
88 41
5 Material Properties
A
108 41
6 Orthopaedic Implants
A
92 39
7 Bone Grafting
A
52 32
8 Articular Cartilage
A
56 31
9 Anticoagulation Medications
A
92 26
10 Antibiotic Classification & Mechanism
A
76 26
11 Bisphosphonates
A
66 25
12 Thromboembolism (PE & DVT) Prophylaxis
A
36 24
13 Fracture Healing
A
50 21
14 Rickets
B
26 19
15 Bone Cells
A
62 18
16 Ethics in Orthopaedic Practice 0 17
17 Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
A
46 17
18 Bone Signaling & RANKL
B
30 15
19 Rehab & Prosthetics
A
52 14
20 Level of Evidence
B
46 13
21 Bone Growth Factors
B
40 12
22 Tendons
C
14 11
23 Muscle Biology & Physiology
B
36 11
24 Bone Remodeling
B
24 11
25 Genetic Pearls
B
24 10
26 Opiates & Analgesic Medications
B
34 10
27 Gout
C
10 10
28 Anti-inflammatory Medications
B
20 10
29 Clinical Trial Design
B
18 9
30 General and Regional Anesthesia in Orthopaedics
B
18 9
31 Inheritance Patterns of Orthopaedic Syndromes
B
24 9
32 Outcome Measure Tools
B
64 8
33 Molecular Biology Basics
B
20 8
34 Endochondral Bone Formation
B
24 8
35 Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
B
28 8
36 Sickle Cell Anemia
B
18 7
37 Ligaments
C
18 7
38 Prophylactic Antibiotics
D
4 7
39 Clinical Billing
B
48 6
40 Occupational Health
C
14 6
41 Collagen
D
4 6
42 Embryology
B
30 6
43 Platelet-Rich Plasma
D
4 5
44 Renal Osteodystrophy
C
10 5
45 Hemophilia
D
0 5
46 Hyperparathyroidism
C
8 5
47 Immunology
B
18 5
48 Fat Embolism Syndrome
C
14 5
49 Nonunion and Bone Defects
C
30 5
50 Cartilage
C
18 4
51 Hypophosphatasia
C
8 4
52 Psoriatic Arthritis
B
24 4
53 Hemophilic Arthropathy
D
14 3
54 Bone Matrix
C
14 3
55 Normal Bone Metabolism
C
14 3
56 PTH & Vit D Physiology
C
18 3
57 Pseudogout (CPPD)
D
0 2
58 Synovium & Synovial Fluid
D
4 2
59 Bone Circulation
C
8 2
60 Operative Blood Loss & Transfusion
E
0 2
61 Myasthenia Gravis
E
0 1
62 Intramembranous Bone Formation
D
4 1
63 Informed Consent & Time Out 0 1
64 Hypoparathyroidism
D
4 1
65 Bioabsorbable Materials
E
0 1
66 Multiple Sclerosis
D
14 1
67 Structural Properties
E
0 1
68 Ochronosis
D
4 1
69 Scleroderma
E
0 1
70 Lead Toxicity
D
4 1
71 Scurvy
D
4 1
72 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
E
0 1