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 moving global, orthopedic citizens and fellows fight to discover the time to check for the board assessments, organize for the recertification examination, organize for the Orthopedic In-Training exam, arrange for instructing rounds, or simply undeniable learn. what's the most sensible approach to successfully arrange and examine, if analyzing a number of assets can’t appear to healthy into your day-by-day schedule?
 
the reply in your learn questions (and examine time!) are available inside of, Acing the Orthopedic Board examination: the last word Crunch-Time Resource
 
previously, there was no unmarried high-yield quantity that summarizes the “tough stuff” at the orthopedic board and recertification assessments. Acing the Orthopedic Board examination: the last word Crunch-Time source is intended to offer an side at the relatively difficult questions came upon on checks, instead of be an easy assessment of the basics.
 
Why you would like Acing the Orthopedic Board Exam:
• rigorously vetted board-style vignettes with colour images
• accomplished but succinct solutions utilizing a high-yield format
• Emphasis on key medical pearls and “Board Buzzwords”


Acing the Orthopedic Board Exam by means of Dr. Brett R. Levine fills the unmet want in board assessment by way of proposing time-tested and high-yield details in a rational, valuable, and contextually acceptable format.
 
Chapters contain:
• A compilation of normal classes realized from earlier 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 focus to high-yield “tough stuff” vignettes you don’t be aware of the solutions to (yet), Acing the Orthopedic Board examination: the final word Crunch-Time Resource can help you ace the orthopedic board and recertifying examinations, glance strong on clerkship rounds, easily problem you with attention-grabbing and pleasing vignettes, and take optimum care of your sufferers in scientific practice.

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What tests are required to confirm the diagnosis? What are the treatment options? 22 Chapter 2 Vignette 7: Answer The presumed diagnosis in this case is a deep venous thrombosis (DVT) with question of a pulmonary embolism (PE). The clues in the vignette that point toward this are the history of a TKA 3 days ago, increased pain and swelling in left lower extremity, tachycardia, lack of movement with physical therapy, and decreased oxygen saturation. The fact that the patient was doing fine and then complained of increased pain and swelling in his calf is a clue toward DVT.

Cr/user/Blink99/ "Tough Stuff" Vignettes 21 Vignette 7: Increased Pain and Swelling After a Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty A 72-year-old male who underwent a left TKA 3 days prior started to complain of some increased pain and swelling in his left lower extremity overnight. The patient’s postoperative course to this point has been uncomplicated, although his physical therapy has been progressing slowly. He has been receiving aspirin twice daily for anticoagulation. The patient denies any chest pain or shortness of breath and states the pain started about 4 hours ago.

The most common malunion undergoing surgical correction is an apex volar deformity with resultant shortening and loss of radial length and inclination. Left untreated, this increases load on the ulnar wrist and frequently limits wrist and forearm ROM. The most popular osteotomy technique is a dorsal opening-wedge from a volar approach with a fixed-angle device. cr/user/Blink99/ "Tough Stuff" Vignettes 19 Vignette 6: My Child Fell Down the Stairs! A 3-year-old male presents with pain and swelling in his right knee after a fall down a couple of stairs at home.

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