AAOS Research Symposia

AAOS/OTA Extremity War Injuries II: Development of Clinical Research Principles (EWI II)

  • Principal Investigators : Andrew N. Pollak, MD and Col. James R. Ficke, MD
  • Dates : January 23-24, 2007 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, DC
  • Participants : Military and civilian orthopaedic surgeons, researchers, and other medical specialties (by invitation only)
  • Purpose of Workshop : The EWI II Symposium addressed the management of extremity war injuries by presenting results of new research initiatives, updated relevant research efforts; defined new challenges faced overseas, and discussed the implementation of new research in the field.
  • Overview of Topics :
    • Overview From EWI I / Research Updates
    • Field Hemostatic Techniques and their Overall Implication on Extremity Wound Management
    • Early Debridement
    • Early Stabilization
    • Principles of Post-Op Wound Management and Evacuation Considerations
    • Next Phase of Guideline Development
  • View the EWI II Symposium Summary Article in the October issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS)
  • Symposium Sponsors
    • Supported by the Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons (SOMOS), the Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS), the U.S. Bone and Joint Decade (USBJD), the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA), and the AAOS Board of Specialty Societies (BOS)
    • Gold Level Sponsors:

        • KCI

        • Medtronic

        • Smith & Nephew

        • Stryker

        • Synthes USA

        • Zimmer, Inc.

    • Silver Level Sponsor:

        • DePuy

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