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.
Pain Relief Toolkit
Provides surgeons and surgical team members with practical tools and solutions to safely and effectively alleviate pain.
AAOS develops checklists in an effort to improve clinician decision-making and clinician-patient discussion.