AAOS Now, January 2009
Bradley, Thompson to address Annual Meeting
PAC-sponsored event features point/counterpoint on healthcare reform Former Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Tommy G. Thompson and former Senator William W. Bradley will trade diverse points of view honed in the national political spotlight during an Orthopaedic Political Action Committee (PAC)-sponsored event at the 2009 Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, on Thursday, Feb. 26, in the Venetian Ballroom. During the event, which will be moderated by PAC Chairman Stuart L.
Survey: Unlimited low-impact activity ‘OK’ after TJR
When it comes to physical activity following total hip or total knee arthroplasty, the current standard of care is to recommend unlimited low-impact activity, according to a paper presented at the November 2008 American Association for Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) Annual Meeting.
AAOS releases technology overview on locking plates
During its December 2008 meeting, the AAOS Board of Directors adopted a new technology overview (TO) on locking plates for extremity fractures. Kristy L. Weber, MD, chair of the Council on Research, Quality Assessment and Technology, presented the document, which was developed by a workgroup overseen by the Guidelines and Technology Oversight Committee (GTOC).