Case Files Orthopaedic Surgery | Ortho Surgery

Sharpen your critical thinking skills and prepare for real life practice with 45 orthopaedic surgery cases




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Experience with clinical cases is key to excelling in your rotations and post-graduate training. Case Files: Orthopaedic Surgery (Ortho Surgery) gives you 45 true-to-life cases that illustrate concepts critical to managing common musculoskeletal injuries and conditions.

Each case includes a concise and accurate patient presentation, key exam findings, and clear radiologic images where applicable. Additionally, cases include in-depth discussions of the injury or condition represented, replete with evidence-based practice recommendations, basic procedural tips and techniques, and discussion of potential complications, pitfalls, and ultimate patient outcomes. Ortho surgery review questions and clinical pearls reinforce learning.

Clinical pearls highlight key concepts

This free application includes 1 sample case study from the 45 that are available through an in-app purchase of $29.99 of Case Files Orthopaedic Surgery.

 Proven learning system improves your surgery shelf exam scores

With this system, you will learn in the context of real patients, rather than merely memorize facts.

Primer on how to approach clinical problems and think like a doctor

Each case has been designed for the iPad and iPhone/iPod with interactive features.

Reviews

“This [app] is extraordinary. The clinical cases are engaging and enjoyable to read, maximizing the absorption of valuable clinical information. I recommend this [app] to all medical students on clinical rotations.” 

Lance E. Davis, medical student, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical School

“I love your (apps), they have helped me both as a medical student as well as a candidate.”

Christi

“Great app. Very intuitive way to proceed through all the cases and their related topics. Good transition from book to app.”

User Review

App Features:
  • Highlight key concepts
  • Study/Exam/Bookmark modes are available for USMLE-style ortho surgery review questions.
  • In the Study mode, check the answers as you tackle the questions.
  • In the Exam mode, time yourself and review the answers after the time is up.
  • In the Bookmark mode, review only the questions you have flagged for further study.
  • File away correctly answered questions after each practice quiz.
  • Choose the number of questions in each practice quiz: 25, 50, 75, 100, 200, or all.
  • Opt to include questions from previous quizzes.
  • Learn further from interactive questions at the end of each case, with explanations.
  • Sort cases by name or by case number.
  • Take down notes using the Notes section for each case.
  • Study in horizontal or vertical mode on the iPhone and the iPad.
  • Store quiz scores to track your progress.
App Contents:

Section I: Applying Basic Sciences to Clinical Situations

  • Part 1. Approach to Learning
  • Part 2. Approach to Disease
  • Part 3: Approach to Reading

Section II: Clinical Cases – 45 Case Scenarios

Section III: Listing of Cases

  • Listing by Case Number
  • Listing by Disorder

Each case includes the following sections:

Case Description

  • Answers to
  • Approach to
  • Clinical Pearls
  • Case Questions and Answers
About the Authors

Eugene C. Toy, MD is a dual certified family physician and ob/gyn. He is the John S. Dunn Senior Academic Chair and Program Director of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program; Vice Chair of Academic Affairs in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The Methodist Hospital–Houston; Clerkship Director and Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The University of Texas–Houston Medical School (Houston, Texas).

Andrew J. Rosenbaum, MD is a resident of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Albany Medical Center, Albany, New York.

Timothy Roberts, MD Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Albany Medical Center Albany, New York

Joshua S. Dines, MD Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service The Hospital of Special Surgery New York, New York

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