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American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

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‘Patient Outcomes’

A Closer Look at the ACR/AAHKS Guideline

In an interview with Medscape, Susan Goodman, MD describes in-depth the process that took place to develop the new guideline, “2017 American College of Rheumatology/American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Guideline for the Perioperative Management of Antirheumatic Medication in Patients with Rheumatic Diseases Undergoing Elective Total Hip or Total Knee Arthroplasty.” Dr. Goodman explains how ACR and… Read More

AJRR Featured in Medscape

An article in this week’s Medscape Orthopedics news asks the question, “Will orthopedic registries improve joint surgery outcomes?” Looking at new data from the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR), the official registry of AAHKS, the article suggests that new insights into patient outcomes are affecting health care decisions. “Findings like these give a sense of the data that… Read More