AAOS Now, April 2021
AAOS Plain Language Summaries Assist with the Shared Decision-making Process
To assist in the dissemination of evidence-based information, AAOS has developed Plain Language Summaries of its CPGs to support physician-patient communication and the shared decision-making process.
AAOS PSC Addresses Musculoskeletal Cortisone Injections and COVID-19 Vaccine Administration
The AAOS Patient Safety Committee recommends avoiding musculoskeletal corticosteroid injections for two weeks before and one week after COVID-19 vaccine administration.
It Is Time for Spine Surgeons to ‘Own the Bone’
Approximately one in five patients who undergo spine surgery have osteoporosis.