Clinical Issues & Guidance for Elective Surgery

When the COVID-19 pandemic began, the AAOS supported recommendations to delay elective surgery. As the pandemic continues to evolve and physicians and healthcare facilities are resuming elective surgery based upon geographic location, AAOS is sharing important clinical considerations to help guide the resumption of clinical care.

COVID-19 Surgical Volume Impact

In this survey, AAOS explored the impact of COVID-19 and will use results to support members as they return to elective surgery as safely as possible. See survey results in this at-a-glance infographic.