New AUC Cover Hip Fracture in the Elderly and Osteochondritis Dissecans

The Academy's roster of Appropriate Use Criteria  (AUC) has grown by three, with the addition of two online applications covering  management of hip fractures in the elderly (acute treatment and postoperative  rehabilitation of low-energy hip fractures) and one for treatment of pediatric  patients with osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) of the femoral condyle. The AUC  were approved at the December 2015 meeting of the AAOS Board of Directors.

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