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hey guys, currently choosing what speciality to choose. ortho is one option, optho end ent are two others. do you think that ortho gets monotonous efter a couple of years (due to the lack of medical stuff etc).

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Out of all the ortho people I've ever known, I've never met one who was not happy as a clam with their job. The guys that did something specific (like shoulders or knees or wrists) were all about doing a damn good job with that joint, and the general guys got a kick out of doing the whole kit and caboodle.
 

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No more so than either of the other specialties you mentioned.
 

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hey guys, currently choosing what speciality to choose. ortho is one option, optho end ent are two others. do you think that ortho gets monotonous efter a couple of years (due to the lack of medical stuff etc).

/ P
Just wondering but what do you mean by "due to the lack of medical stuff"?

The only specialty that I have seen where some people get burnt out after a couple of years is EM but I am sure there are a few people in each specialty that has a change in heart.
 

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hey guys, currently choosing what speciality to choose. ortho is one option, optho end ent are two others. do you think that ortho gets monotonous efter a couple of years (due to the lack of medical stuff etc).

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Kind of a silly question. If you're interested in mechanics, working with your hands, and the other stuff you get in ortho - then no, it won't get monotonous. If you are worried about the "lack of medical stuff", I would look at another specialty...perhaps medicine?
 

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hey guys, currently choosing what speciality to choose. ortho is one option, optho end ent are two others. do you think that ortho gets monotonous efter a couple of years (due to the lack of medical stuff etc).

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I lament that I don't get to manage patient's water pills, diabeetus/sugars, hi-anal hernias, acid reflex, nerves, leaky valves, and inhalers. I sure made the wrong choice...:rolleyes:
 

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Haha, that's hilarious - I can just hear the FM clinic patients! At least you can do something to fix their "rotor cups"!