Keeping up with the flood of new studies on COVID-19 is a daunting task for any clinician. As a service to our members, AAOS is conducting continuous literature searches and collating the most relevant studies for orthopaedic surgeons based on surgical implications. Studies have been organized by topic, including infection prevention, hospital protocols, and anesthesiology.
For added value, find information and guidance below from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health Guidance, and the World Health Organization Guidance.
COVID-19 Literature Search Results by Topic
JAAOS COVID-19 Special Edition
A special COVID-19 edition of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS®), highlights important topics including transitioning to telehealth, restructuring of educational curricula, changes in clinical practice, financial impacts, and ethics. Free access to the special JAAOS COVID-19 edition.
The Joint Commission
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Hospital Preparedness Checklist
- Healthcare Providers Preparedness Checklist
- Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) - Resources For Healthcare Professionals
National Institutes of Health Guidance
- Interim Guidance for Healthcare Facilities: Preparing for Community Transmission of COVID-19 in the United States
The World Health Organization Guidance