AAOS Now, September 2020
AAOS Presidential Symposium: The Goal Is Value
During the May 27 Presidential Symposium titled “Successful MSK Care in the New Age: It’s All About Value and Outcomes,” Elizabeth Teisberg, PhD, provided a viewpoint from the outside addressing issues facing orthopaedic surgeons.
Lower Speed Limit in Toronto Reduces Vehicle-pedestrian Strikes
A Canadian study found that when the speed limit on Toronto streets was reduced from 40 km per hour (25 mph) to 30 km per hour (19 mph), the number of incidents in which pedestrians were struck by cars (passenger-motor vehicle collisions [PMVCs]) decreased by 28 percent.
Osteoporosis and Hip Fracture: Research Directions Based on Sex, Race, and Socioeconomic Status
Fractures due to osteoporosis are a global and national health burden, taxing the economy and society at large. With the continued changing demographics of the United States and increase in the aging population, the interest in research at the basic science and clinical levels for prevention of osteoporosis, fragility fractures, and specifically hip fractures remains significant.