AAOS Now, November 2015
Two New ACL AUC, Checklists Now Available
"Both prevention and treatment of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries can be confusing given the diversity of injured patients—from skeletally immature youth to older adults, low- and high-risk athletes playing a variety of sports, and patients with and without arthritis," acknowledged Robert H. Quinn, MD, Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) Section Leader on the AAOS Committee on Evidence-Based Quality and Value.
Curbing Opioid Consumption: No Easy Task
A comprehensive effort is necessary to help address the growing opioid epidemic in the United States, according to the AAOS Information Statement on Opioid Use, Misuse, and Abuse in Orthopaedic Practice.