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Appropriate use criteria are the next step in quality improvement

Jayson N. Murray

Every day, orthopaedic surgeons and their patients are faced with making decisions about treatment options that, unfortunately, often don’t have strong evidential support. In addition, what might be considered appropriate care for a 35-year-old generally healthy patient might not be appropriate for a 70-year-old patient with multiple comorbidities.

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