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 checks, arrange for the recertification examination, organize for the Orthopedic In-Training exam, organize for instructing rounds, or simply simple learn. what's the top strategy to successfully organize and examine, if interpreting a number of assets can’t appear to healthy into your day-by-day schedule?
 
the reply for your learn questions (and research time!) are available within, Acing the Orthopedic Board examination: the final word Crunch-Time Resource
 
in the past, there was no unmarried high-yield quantity that summarizes the “tough stuff” at the orthopedic board and recertification tests. Acing the Orthopedic Board examination: the final word Crunch-Time source is intended to offer an part at the quite tricky questions came upon on checks, instead of be an easy overview 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 way of Dr. Brett R. Levine fills the unmet want in board evaluation through proposing time-tested and high-yield info in a rational, precious, and contextually applicable format.
 
Chapters comprise:
• A compilation of normal classes discovered from previous try out takers
• “Tough Stuff” board assessment vignettes
• “Crunch-Time” Self-Test—Time to get Your video game On!
 
With its specialise in pearl after pearl, emphasis on photos, and a spotlight to high-yield “tough stuff” vignettes you don’t understand the solutions to (yet), Acing the Orthopedic Board examination: the last word Crunch-Time Resource can assist you ace the orthopedic board and recertifying examinations, glance solid on clerkship rounds, easily problem you with attention-grabbing and wonderful vignettes, and take optimum care of your sufferers in scientific practice.

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The donor tissue is harvested from nonweight-bearing portions of the knee and is press-fit into the defect site. Larger defects may require implantation of multiple adjacent plugs. This method does not have the risk of disease transmission that accompanies OC allograft transplantation; however, it may result in donor site morbidity. 32 OC allografts can be used for defects greater than 2 to 3 cm2 with associated bone loss (typically seen in osteochondritis dissecans [OCD], osteonecrosis [ON], and trauma).

Class I injuries (ACL + MCL) are generally treated with delayed ACL reconstruction because the MCL has fairly predictable healing potential. Class I injuries (ACL + LCL/PLC) are treated with cruciate ligament reconstruction and open PLC repair at 2 weeks to allow for capsular healing. Class II injuries are managed initially with a hinged knee brace. After 6 weeks, the PCL is reconstructed; in high-demand patients, concomitant ACL reconstruction is also performed. Class IIIM, IIIL, and IV multiligament knee injuries are also treated with surgical reconstruction and repair after a brief immobilization period.

The primary survey reveals that the patient is stable. Your physical exam identifies a neutral-positioned right lower extremity with a palpable dorsalis pedis pulse and normal motor and sensory function in all distributions. Examination of the soft tissue is found to be without injury. An AP x-ray of the patient’s pelvis is shown in Figure 11-1. Figure 11-1. AP x-ray of the patient’s pelvis. ▶ ▶ ▶ ▶ What is the patient’s underlying diagnosis? What is the mechanism for such an injury? Should any other x-rays be ordered?

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