Case Competencies in Orthopaedic Surgery is a centralized, easy-access guide to preparing for cases most commonly encountered during training. Written by expert author teams consisting of both attending surgeons and residents , it follows a technique-based format and design that summarizes the surgical steps, from room set-up to closure , of all cases relevant to the 15 categories of Orthopaedic Surgery Case Minimums as determined by the ACGME. Forty technique-based chapters boast an outline format with minimal text, high-definition intraoperative figures, and original illustrations . Each chapter contains easy-to-use tables outlining the surgical steps , essential equipment, technical pearls, and common pitfalls of each case. Includes coverage of todays hot topics in orthopaedic surgery , such as fractures, arthroscopy, arthroplasty, bread and butter pediatric cases, and basic subspecialty cases (spine, foot and ankle, oncology, hand, shoulder, and more). Lists CPT and ICD 9/10 codes to help with case logging.