Quality Programs Development Timeline

STATUS OF CURRENT PROGRAMS

The AAOS develops multiple Quality Programs concurrently in conjunction with diverse groups of member volunteers. To keep the membership up to date, AAOS continually updates the list below with all of the current projects, the participating societies, and the respective stages of development.  This page was last updated on 03/13/19





CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES & SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS


Department of Defense: Psychosocial Risk Factors

Status:  Final Meeting Scheduled - August 2, 2019


Participating Societies:

American Academy of Orthopaedic SurgeonsMajor Extremity Trauma & Rehabilitation Consortium • U.S. Department of Defense • The Society of Military Orthopaedic Medicine • American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation • American Physical Therapy Association  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association


 

Funded by the U.S. Department of Defense



Department of Defense: Limb Salvage and Early Amputation

Status:  Final Meeting Scheduled - June 1, 2019


Participating Societies:

American Academy of Orthopaedic SurgeonsMajor Extremity Trauma & Rehabilitation Consortium • U.S. Department of Defense • American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation • American Physical Therapy Association  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association • Musculoskeletal Tumor Society • American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society • Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society


 

Funded by the U.S. Department of Defense



Distal Radius Fractures

Status:  Literature Review

 

Participating Societies:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons •  American Society for Hand Surgery • American Society for Surgery of the Hand • American College of Surgeons • American Society of Hand Therapists • American Society of Plastic Surgeons • Hand Surgery Quality Consortium • Orthopaedic Trauma Association 



Glenohumeral Joint Osteoarthritis

Status:   Literature Review 


Participating Societies:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons •  American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine •  Arthroscopy Association of North America •   American College of Radiation •  American Society of Shoulder and Elbow Therapists •  American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation • American Physical Therapy Association 



Osteoarthritis of the Knee (Non-Arthroplasty)

Status:   Introductory Meeting Scheduled - 02/23/19


Participating Societies:

American Academy of Orthopaedic SurgeonsInternational Cartilage Regeneration & Joint Preservation SocietyAmerican Association of Hip & Knee SurgeonsKnee Society American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine •  American Academy of Family Physicians •  Arthroscopy Association of North America American Physical Therapy Association • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine

 





APPROPRIATE USE CRITERIA 


Decision to Pursue Limb Salvage or Perform Early Amputation

Status:  Voting Panel


American Academy of Orthopaedic SurgeonsMajor Extremity Trauma & Rehabilitation Consortium • U.S. Department of Defense • American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society • Society of Vascular Medicine • Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society • Orthopaedic Trauma Society • American Trauma Society • Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons


 

Funded by the U.S. Department of Defense

 


Monitoring and Diagnosis of Acute Compartment Syndrome

Status:  Voting Panel


American Academy of Orthopaedic SurgeonsMajor Extremity Trauma & Rehabilitation Consortium • U.S. Department of Defense • American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society • Society of Vascular MedicineOrthopaedic Trauma Society • American Trauma Society • Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons


 

Funded by the U.S. Department of Defense






Future Projects

Hip Fractures in the Elderly

Status:  Soliciting Work Group Members





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For more information please contact Ryan Pezold pezold@aaos.org, Kyle Mullen mullen@aaos.org, or Danielle Schulte schulte@aaos.org

 

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