ORTHOPEDIC

Trauma

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Trauma OPEN FRACTURE An open fracture, also called a compound fracture, is a fracture resulting in the bone penetrating through the skin. Open fractures are usually the result of high-energy…

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Glossary

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Glossary GLOSSARY Adactyly Congenital absence of a digit. Albright syndrome A polyostotic fibrous dysplasia with an associated endocrine abnormality. Clinical signs include café au lait spots and precocious puberty. Allodynia…

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Podiatric Abbreviations

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Podiatric Abbreviations Abbreviations ā before AAA autolyzed antigen-extracted allogeneic AAO alert, awake, and oriented AACPM American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine AAWM American Academy of Wound Management AAT activity…

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Emergency Medicine

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Emergency Medicine INSULIN SHOCK Insulin shock is an acute condition from excessive insulin in the blood, resulting in low blood glucose levels (less than 50 mg per dL), convulsions, weakness,…

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Triple Arthrodesis, Arthroereisis, Ankle Arthroscopy

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Triple Arthrodesis, Arthroereisis, Ankle Arthroscopy TRIPLE ARTHRODESIS Fusion of three joints in the foot: Talonavicular joint Talocalcaneal joint Calcaneocuboid joint Fixation varies but is often with 6.5- or 7.0-mm cannulated…

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Pediatrics

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Pediatrics APGAR APGAR is an acronym for a scoring system to evaluate perinatal asphyxia. It is not an indicator of long-term outcome, but rather an indicator of immediate needs. The…

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Ankle Equinus

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Ankle Equinus EQUINUS Definitions 1. A limitation of passive ankle joint dorsiflexion to less than 90° 2. At least 10° of dorsiflexion past 90° is required for normal gait. Anatomy…

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First Ray Surgery

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First Ray Surgery BUNION EVALUATION Stage I Subclinical subluxation of the first metatarsal joint Stage II Development of clinical hallux abduction deformity Stage III Development of metatarsus primus adductus deformity…

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Tailor’s Burnion (Bunionette)

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Tailor’s Burnion (Bunionette) TAILOR’S BUNION (BUNIONETTE) Description Enlargement of, or prominence of, the 5th metatarsal head Evaluation IM Angle Two Methods 1. Traditional method The angle between the bisection of…

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Implants

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Implants IMPLANTS The most common pathogen to cause infection during implant surgery is Staphylococcus epidermis. Vancomycin is the drug of choice for antibiotic prophylaxis during implant surgery. Most metal joint…

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