Patient Safety is critical in the care and practice of orthopaedics. The AAOS seeks to improve clinical decision-making and clinician-patient discussions perioperatively by providing education, resources, and through advocacy efforts. The AAOS serves its membership and the public by monitoring patient safety issues and programs as they relate to orthopaedic surgery, care, and practice.
A collection of information, resources, and tools that guide AAOS members in making informed practice decisions.
Patient Safety Resources for Clinicians
AAOS interacts with governmental and private organizations to develop programs and materials that increase safe practices.