As we have said before, AAOS
strongly supports the efforts of all stakeholders to develop payment models that incentivize care coordination and address rising healthcare costs.
In this position paper, the AAOS
recommended that health care providers consider antibiotic prophylaxis prior to invasive procedures on all patients who had prosthetic joints, regardless of how long those joints have been in place.
The readability scores for each of the AAOS
and ASSH website shoulder and elbow articles are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively.
New guidelines based on this review of the available literature review were published jointly by the AAOS
and the ADA in December 2012.
The 2014 AAOS
Annual Meeting will be held March 11-15 at the Ernest N.
did not recommend the use of hyaluronic acid, as with acupuncture and GCS, due to lack of efficacy, not to potential harm.
executive vice president, in the Forum article.
Stan James of Eugene, a retired orthopedic surgeon, said the AAOS
survey may help doctors better understand the mechanisms and specific causes of runners' injuries.
According to AAOS
, hip replacements are expected to last at least 10 years and knee replacements 15-20 years.
The best way to stay safe while exercising, the CPSC and AAOS
say, is to use the proper safety gear.
According to the AAOS
, following these preventive guidelines will result in substantial savings in health care costs.
Because the AAOS
believes that most farming injuries are preventable, it urges parents to discuss with their children the proper usage and safety features of all farm equipment.