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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons approves new guideline for the treatment of pediatric diaphyseal femur fractures
Date:7/22/2009

ademy's commitment to developing more evidence-based outcome methods and resulting guideline recommendations for its members and the orthopaedic surgery community; and
  • guidance for appropriately trained surgeons and all qualified physicians considering treatment of isolated diaphyseal femur fractures in children.

    "Treating a child's fractured femur is a very successful endeavor, with a high likelihood of good outcomes. If you are a parent, you can be relieved to know that thousands of hours of peer review went into the development of this guideline, and if you are a physician, you can trust that your peers have given these treatment options and outcomes the most comprehensive review." said Dr. Sink.

    In addition to providing practice recommendations, the guideline also highlights gaps in the literature and areas that require future research. It also is intended to serve as an information resource for decision makers and developers of practice guidelines and recommendations.


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  • Contact: Kristina Findlay
    findlay@aaos.org
    847-384-4034
    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
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