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 review for the board tests, organize for the recertification examination, arrange for the Orthopedic In-Training exam, arrange for instructing rounds, or simply undeniable learn. what's the most sensible strategy to successfully arrange and learn, if interpreting a number of assets can’t appear to healthy into your day-by-day schedule?
 
the reply for your learn questions (and examine time!) are available within, Acing the Orthopedic Board examination: the final word Crunch-Time Resource
 
earlier, 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 part at the fairly difficult questions came across on checks, 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
• entire 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 desire in board assessment through featuring time-tested and high-yield info in a rational, worthy, and contextually acceptable format.
 
Chapters contain:
• A compilation of normal classes discovered from previous attempt takers
• “Tough Stuff” board overview vignettes
• “Crunch-Time” Self-Test—Time to get Your video game On!
 
With its concentrate on pearl after pearl, emphasis on photos, and a focus to high-yield “tough stuff” vignettes you don’t comprehend the solutions to (yet), Acing the Orthopedic Board examination: the final word Crunch-Time Resource may also help you ace the orthopedic board and recertifying examinations, glance reliable on clerkship rounds, easily problem you with fascinating and exciting vignettes, and take optimum care of your sufferers in medical practice.

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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. Some believe that by merely removing the physeal bar, the limb will continue to grow and the deformity will improve. Others believe that if the deformity is clinically unacceptable, then an osteotomy should be performed.

Follow-up x-rays demonstrate a neutral mechanical axis, no component loosening, and mild lateral patella tilt on the Merchant’s view. ▶ ▶ ▶ ▶ ▶ What are other possible etiologies of this patient’s pain and poor motion? What clues from the history may lead one to be concerned about component malrotation? What is the optimal rotation of the femoral and tibial components? What is the diagnostic study of choice to determine component rotation? What is the treatment of choice for component malrotation?

21 There are many options for chemical prophylaxis after surgery (Table 7-1). Table 7-1. CHEMICAL PROPHYLAXIS OPTIONS AFTER SURGERY Anticoagulant Effect Monitoring Aspirin Inhibits platelet aggregation None Warfarin Inhibits factors II, VII, IX, X INR LMWH Inhibits factor Xa and thrombin via antithrombin None Fondaparinux Indirect factor Xa inhibitor None Rivaroxaban Direct factor Xa inhibitor None Heparin Binds antithrombin III, inhibits factors IIa, Xa PTT INR = international normalized ratio; LMWH = low-molecular-weight heparin; PTT = partial thromboplastin time.

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