AAOS Now, October 2019
Study Probes Reasons for Opioid Use after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery
A study presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting found that preoperative opioid prescription usage is a strong risk factor for postoperative opioid utilization following primary anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.
CPG Aids in Shared Decision-making for Achilles Rupture
Achilles tendon rupture is a common sports injury that orthopaedic surgeons treat. It also remains one of the most controversial injuries with respect to operative versus nonoperative options.
Point/Counterpoint: Effective Implant Development
U.S. orthopaedic surgeons have been behind many of the advances the industry has seen in the past 50 years through involvement with the medical device industry.
WellStar Health System Restructures Its Public Reporting Department
WellStar Health System, the largest health system in Georgia, comprised of 11 hospitals and 225 medical office locations, is focused on improving quality and access to health care.