AAOS Now, October 2021
Initiative to Decrease Time to Initial Emergency Department Antibiotic Administration for Open Fractures Sustained after Two Years
Consensus generally holds that, in patients with open fractures, simple antibiotic prophylaxis can effectively decrease the time to antibiotic administration.
From Evidence to Implementation: Using Clinical Practice Guidelines to Create Care Pathways
Clinical medicine has been slowly evolving from delivering experience-based care to utilizing evidence-based medicine to guide clinical decision making.
AAOS Board of Directors Approves Update to Clinical Practice Guideline for Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee
On Aug. 30, the AAOS Board of Directors approved the full update to the 2013 Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) for Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee.
Two Studies Presented at Annual Meeting Draw on Shoulder & Elbow Registry Data to Analyze Arthroplasty Trends
Two studies presented at the AAOS 2021 Annual Meeting in San Diego demonstrated that, in its relatively brief history, the AAOS Shoulder & Elbow Registry (SER) already has yielded valuable findings from its data.