AAOS Now, September 2022
AAOS Reinforces Its Focus on Patient Safety, Launches New Device Recall Dashboard
AAOS leadership and the Committee on Devices, Biologics, and Technology have teamed up with the Patient Safety Committee to publish a quarterly Device Recall Dashboard. The dashboard went live on Sept. 1.
AAOS CPG Infographics Help Surgeons Easily Visualize the Latest Evidence and Treatment Recommendations
In a world full of information, translating data into easily understandable formats has become a high priority.
Study Questions Whether Prior Bariatric Surgery Improves THA Outcomes
A study of patients who were scheduled to undergo total hip arthroplasty (THA) found that individuals with morbid obesity who had preoperative bariatric surgery to reduce weight exhibited worse implant survivorship and a higher dislocation rate compared to patients with naturally low or high BMI, according to findings presented at the AAOS 2022 Annual Meeting by Sean P. Ryan, MD.
Sex and Gender Influence Pain and Pain Management
The purpose of this article is to define biological sex and gender, discuss the differences between men and women in relation to responses to pain and opioid medications, and highlight pain-related issues in several specific populations of women.