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 

 


 

Hip Fractures in the Elderly

Status: Approved AAOS Board of Directors December 3, 2021

Participating Societies:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons • American Geriatrics Society • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation • American College of Emergency Physicians • American Physical Therapy Association • Orthopaedic Trauma Association • American College of Radiology • American Society for Bone and Mineral Research • The Hip Society • American Society of Anesthesiologists • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

 


Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury

Status: Entering Review Period

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: Literature Review

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: Reviewing Review Comments

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: Soliciting METRC Work Group Members

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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