Quality Programs Development Timeline

Development Timeline for Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs)

Treatment of Clavicle Fractures

Status: Literature Review

Participating Societies:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons •  American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons • Orthopaedic Trauma Association • American Shoulder and Elbow Therapists 

 

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury

Status: Finalizing Document for AAOS Approval

Participating Societies:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America • American College of Emergency Physicians 

 

Surgical Management of Osteoarthritis of the Knee - 2nd Edition

Status: Finalizing Document for AAOS Approval

Participating Societies:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons • Arthroscopy Association of North America • American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons • Society of Military Surgeons 

 

Department of Defense: Surgical Site Infections

Status: Approved by AAOS Board of Directors - 3/21/2022

Participating Societies:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons • Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons • Orthopaedic Trauma Society • Infectious Diseases Society of America • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America • Musculoskeletal Tumor Society • American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society

Funded by the U.S. Department of Defense

 

Department of Defense: Surgical Procedures when Performing a Transtibial Amputation

Status: On Hold

Participating Societies: 

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons • Orthopaedic Trauma Association • Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons • American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society • Musculoskeletal Tumor Society • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America • Society for Vascular Surgery • 

Funded by the U.S. Department of Defense

 

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