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I will be starting my first job in Orthopaedics in a few weeks. I have been doing some of my own prep work these last couple of weeks, but do you have any suggestions of what should be sure to know before I start?  I will be specializing in sports medicine. 

So far I have been reviewing anatomy, my Orthopaedic Surgery Pocketbook, some PANCE review book, and case studies. 

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Toe bone connected to the foot bone
Foot bone connected to the heel bone
Heel bone connected to the ankle bone
Ankle bone connected to the shin bone
Shin bone connected to the knee bone
Knee bone connected to the thigh bone
Thigh bone connected to the hip bone
Hip bone connected to the back bone
Back bone connected to the shoulder bone
Shoulder bone connected to the neck bone
Neck bone connected to the head bone...
 
That pretty much covers it.  
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1 hour ago, thinkertdm said:
Toe bone connected to the foot bone
Foot bone connected to the heel bone
Heel bone connected to the ankle bone
Ankle bone connected to the shin bone
Shin bone connected to the knee bone
Knee bone connected to the thigh bone
Thigh bone connected to the hip bone
Hip bone connected to the back bone
Back bone connected to the shoulder bone
Shoulder bone connected to the neck bone
Neck bone connected to the head bone...
 
That pretty much covers it.  

HAHAHA love it!

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Getting familiar with X-rays is a huge part of it. If you haven’t been in surgery in awhile, practice suturing for sure. Refresh on ortho surg procedures, maybe look up the arthrex website for ideas in sports med procedures. As long as your attending surgeon doesn’t make your life miserable, you should be fine.

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