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APMLE Part 1 Questions

Question 1: Concerning the anatomy of the kidneys, which statement is correct?

 

  1. The ureters are the most anterior structures, followed by the renal arteries, with the renal veins being the most posterior

  2. The left kidney usually sits higher in the abdomen

  3. The left renal vein is much shorter than the right, usually about one third the length of the right renal vein

  4. Both gonadal arteries originate from the renal arteries, and both gonadal veins drain into the vena cava

 

Reference: Coburn M. Urologic Surgery. In: Townsend CM, Beauchamp RD, Evers BM, Mattox KL, eds, Sabiston Textbook of Surgery, 19th Ed., Philadelphia, PA, 2012:2046-2078.

Question 2: Which of the following arteries supplies the pectineus muscle?

 

  1. The anterior branch of the obturator artery

  2. Lateral femoral circumflex artery

  3. The inferior gluteal arteries

  4. Perforating branches of the profunda femoris

 

Reference: Verlag, G. T. (2005). Thieme atlas of anatomy. Stuttgart, Germany: Thieme.

 

APMLE Part 1 Question Bank

With over 900 high-yield questions written specifically to the APMLE 1 boards, the Podiatry Part 1 board exam question bank tests the concepts and topics that are covered on the real exam for basic competency as an entry level podiatrist. Topics covered include General Anatomy, Lower Extremity Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology, Microbiology and Immunology, Pathology and Pharmacology.

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APMLE Part 2 Questions

Question 1: Which type of needle should be used for fragile tendon sheath, muscle or paratenon?

 

  1. Cutting

  2. Reverse Cutting

  3. Tapered

  4. Blunt

 

Reference: Fijalkowski, Danny R. Suture Materials and Needles. In: McGlamry ED, Southerland JT. McGlamry’s Comprehensive Textbook of Foot and Ankle Surgery. 4th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincot Williams & Wilkins; 2013.

Question 2: Which of the following measures of nutritional status can signify an increased risk for postoperative complications?

  1. Serum albumin less than 3.2g/dL

  2. Total lymphocyte count less than 6,000μL3

  3. Weight loss of less than 5% in one month

  4. Elevated HDL cholesterol

 

Reference: Dalmia L, Cass AD. Perioperative Evaluation. In: McGlamry ED, Southerland JT. McGlamry’s Comprehensive Textbook of Foot and Ankle Surgery. 4th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincot Williams & Wilkins; 2013.



APMLE Part 2 Question Bank

Access more than 1700 questions written specifically to the Podiatry Part 3 board exam. Each question includes detailed explanations and rationales reviewed by certified Podiatrists. The BoardVitals APMLE Part 3 question bank focuses heavily on clinical and surgical topics.

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APMLE Part 3 Questions

Question 1: Which one of the following condition will least likely be a contraindication to spinal or epidural anesthesia?

 

  1. Cellulitis on the back in area of needle stick

  2. Shock/Trauma patient

  3. Patient with INR 3.7

  4. Pregnancy

 

Reference: McGlamry's Comprehensive Textbook of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Third Edition

Question 2: You are a podiatric resident on an anesthesia rotation. The patient was just given anesthesia and the patient has lost his swallow reflex and conjunctival reflex but his laryngeal reflex and corneal reflex are still present. What stage of anesthesia is this patient in?

 

  1. Stage 1

  2. Stage 2

  3. Stage 3 Plane 1

  4. Stage 3 Plane 2

 

Reference: Harvard Educational Resources http://etherweb.bwh.harvard.edu/education/resources/ambulatory_anesthesia/Depth.pdf

 

APMLE Part 3 Question Bank

Access more than 1700 questions written specifically to the Podiatry Part 3 board exam. Each question includes detailed explanations and rationales reviewed by certified Podiatrists. The BoardVitals APMLE Part 3 question bank focuses heavily on clinical and surgical topics.

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Developed by top faculty and practicing physicians, BoardVitals helps thousands of doctors prepare for board certification exams and complete their CME requirements. BoardVitals is trusted by leading medical institutions including Harvard, Yale, Mt. Sinai, and Duke.

 

Every podiatry student studying should use this tool, extensive Qbank with complete explanations; covering every topic, providing high yield questions. An entire section made only for Podiatry students, this is unique. Thank you. Keep it up!” - Jules Bodo, Podiatrist, Kent State