AAOS Now, April 2011
Surgeons look at evidence behind beliefs on trauma treatments In trauma medicine, decisions are made quickly. Surgeons rely on their knowledge, training, and experience to choose the appropriate course of treatment. But in some situations, controversy surrounds the management of trauma patients. What a surgeon believes to be appropriate treatment—and what may have been successful treatment in his or her experience—may not be supported by the literature or the evidence.
2011 NOLC preview
Hundreds of orthopaedic surgeons from around the country will travel to Washington, D.C., this month to make their voices heard on Capitol Hill during the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) National Orthopaedic Leadership Conference (NOLC), April 6–8.