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Date Updated: October 18, 2017

Clinical Science: Surgery

The Clinical Science Surgery content outline includes:

Outline
System  
Immune System
1%–5%
Blood & Lymphoreticular System
5%–10%
Nervous System & Special Senses
5%–10%
Skin & Subcutaneous Tissue
1%–5%
Musculoskeletal System
3%–7%
Cardiovascular System
10%–15%
Respiratory System
8%–12%
Gastrointestinal System
20%–25%
Renal & Urinary System
3%–7%
Female Reproductive System & Breast
3%–7%
Male Reproductive System
1%–5%
Endocrine System
3%–7%
Multisystem Processes & Disorders
5%–10%
Social Sciences
1%–5%
  Medical ethics and jurisprudence
  Issues related to death and dying and palliative care
Physician Task  
Applying Foundational Science Concepts
8%–12%
Diagnosis: Knowledge Pertaining to History, Exam, Diagnostic Studies, & Patient Outcomes
50%–60%
Health Maintenance, Pharmacotherapy, Intervention & Management
30%–35%
Site of Care  
Ambulatory
35%–40%
Emergency Department
25%–35%
Inpatient
30%–35%
Patient Age  
Birth to 17
8%–12%
18 to 65
60%–70%
66 and older
20%–25%

 

 

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