Acing the Orthopedic Board Exam: The Ultimate Crunch Time by Brett R. Levine MD SC

By Brett R. Levine MD SC

In today’s fast paced international, orthopedic citizens and fellows fight to discover the time to check for the board checks, arrange for the recertification examination, organize for the Orthopedic In-Training exam, organize for instructing rounds, or simply undeniable learn. what's the top solution to successfully organize and learn, if studying a number of assets can’t appear to healthy into your day-by-day schedule?
 
the reply on your examine questions (and learn time!) are available within, Acing the Orthopedic Board examination: the final word Crunch-Time Resource
 
before, there was no unmarried high-yield quantity that summarizes the “tough stuff” at the orthopedic board and recertification checks. Acing the Orthopedic Board examination: the last word Crunch-Time source is intended to provide an side at the quite tricky questions came across on tests, instead of be an easy overview of the basics.
 
Why you would like Acing the Orthopedic Board Exam:
• conscientiously vetted board-style vignettes with colour images
• complete but succinct solutions utilizing a high-yield format
• Emphasis on key scientific pearls and “Board Buzzwords”


Acing the Orthopedic Board Exam by way of Dr. Brett R. Levine fills the unmet desire in board overview by way of proposing time-tested and high-yield details in a rational, helpful, and contextually acceptable format.
 
Chapters contain:
• A compilation of common classes realized from previous try takers
• “Tough Stuff” board assessment vignettes
• “Crunch-Time” Self-Test—Time to get Your online game On!
 
With its concentrate on pearl after pearl, emphasis on pictures, and a spotlight to high-yield “tough stuff” vignettes you don’t recognize the solutions to (yet), Acing the Orthopedic Board examination: the last word Crunch-Time Resource can help you ace the orthopedic board and recertifying examinations, glance sturdy on clerkship rounds, easily problem you with fascinating and interesting vignettes, and take optimum care of your sufferers in scientific practice.

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Clinical staging of PTTI is critical to guiding treatment. Stage I patients present with pain and swelling along the medial ankle in the absence of clinical deformity. Tenosynovitis is the cause of pain, and the patient can perform a single heel/toe raise. Stage II patients have undergone tendon elongation and exhibit obvious deformity. Although hindfoot valgus and forefoot abductus are evident, the deformity remains passively correctable. Medial symptoms with ability to perform single heel/toe raise may be present in early stage II disease (stage II, subclass “a”), whereas lateral symptoms develop later in the presence of subfibular impingement (subclass “b”).

If the bar is excised, it is usually filled with a substance that will prevent the bar from reoccurring (fat is commonly used). If Harris growth arrest lines are present, you will see them starting at the bar and extending outward. (A Harris growth arrest line is a linear increased density seen above the growth plate on x-rays. ) Once the bar is excised and the growth resumes, the Harris growth arrest lines will become more horizontal, indicating that the bar is no longer acting as a tether. An osteotomy may be performed depending on the child’s age and extent of deformity.

What other tests should be ordered? What is the classification of these injuries? What are the treatment options? What are the advantages and disadvantages of each? cr/user/Blink99/ "Tough Stuff" Vignettes 27 Vignette 9: Answer The diagnosis is a multiligament knee injury stemming from a femorotibial knee dislocation. History and exam are suspicious for injury to both cruciate ligaments, the medial collateral ligament (MCL), and the posterolateral corner. X-ray demonstrates that the knee is currently relocated, suggesting that spontaneous reduction occurred prior to evaluation.

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