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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 review for the board assessments, arrange for the recertification examination, organize for the Orthopedic In-Training exam, organize for instructing rounds, or simply undeniable learn. what's the most sensible solution to successfully organize and research, if analyzing 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 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 final word Crunch-Time source is intended to offer an facet at the fairly difficult questions stumbled on on checks, instead of be an easy evaluate of the basics.
Why you wish 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 via Dr. Brett R. Levine fills the unmet want in board assessment by means of offering time-tested and high-yield details in a rational, necessary, and contextually acceptable format.
Chapters comprise:
• A compilation of common classes realized from earlier try out takers
• “Tough Stuff” board evaluate vignettes
• “Crunch-Time” Self-Test—Time to get Your online game On!
With its specialise in 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 last word Crunch-Time Resource might help you ace the orthopedic board and recertifying examinations, glance stable on clerkship rounds, easily problem you with fascinating and enjoyable vignettes, and take optimum care of your sufferers in medical practice.

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Unlike Salter-Harris II fractures elsewhere in the body, in the distal femur, even with anatomic alignment, there is a high chance of growth arrest. 20 Surveillance follow-up is recommended, with an evaluation around 6 months after the injury for early detection of a potential growth disturbance. It is even suggested that follow-up should continue until skeletal maturity because both growth acceleration and arrest have been seen with distal femur physeal fractures. 20 An MRI is the best modality to determine the extent of a physeal bar formation.

What are common complications related to this class of injuries? cr/user/Blink99/ "Tough Stuff" Vignettes 33 Vignette 11: Answer The underlying diagnosis in this case is a posterior wall acetabular fracture. 35 This system divides fractures of the acetabulum into 5 elementary and 5 associated patterns. The elementary patterns are defined as those that separate all or part of a single column of the acetabulum. The anterior and posterior column fractures separate the entire column from the intact innominate bone, whereas the anterior and posterior wall fractures separate only a portion of the column’s articular surface.

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”). The hallmark of stage III disease is the development of a rigid deformity. Heel valgus and forefoot varus are fixed, and the gastrocsoleus complex is tight. Pain at rest is common as hindfoot arthritis sets in. In stage IV, chronic eccentric loading of the ankle creates lateral ankle compartment wear patterns and failure of the deltoid ligament.

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