AAOS Now, December 2008
Deal or no deal?
Will there be an Orthopaedic Fellowship Match Program? Few doubt the benefits of a coordinated matching program for orthopaedic fellowship hiring. But “the devil is in the details.” Getting buy-in and agreement from the various orthopaedic specialties involved with the match, as well as from the fellowship programs, is a necessary albeit time-consuming step.
Spot Check: Arthroscopic débridement for OA knee
For many clinical questions, the amount of available information is overwhelming and the conclusions confusing. Although the number of Level I and Level II studies in orthopaedics is increasing, many orthopaedists find Level V—expert opinion—evidence both interesting and educational. AAOS Now’s new column, “Spot Check,” is focused on Level V evidence. Each issue, we will ask three or four experts about their approach to a specific therapeutic or practice management question.