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Research & Peer-reviewed Publications

Keeping up with the flood of new studies on COVID-19 is a daunting task for any clinician. As a service to our members, AAOS is conducting continuous literature searches and collating the most relevant studies for orthopaedic surgeons based on surgical implications. Studies have been organized by topic, including infection prevention, hospital protocols, and anesthesiology.

For added value, find information and guidance below from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health Guidance, and the World Health Organization Guidance.

COVID-19 Literature Search Results by Topic

JAAOS COVID-19 Special Edition

A special COVID-19 edition of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS®), highlights important topics including transitioning to telehealth, restructuring of educational curricula, changes in clinical practice, financial impacts, and ethics. Free access to the special JAAOS COVID-19 edition.

The Joint Commission

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National Institutes of Health 

The World Health Organization