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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons


Contact Information

6300 North River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018-4262

847-823-7186 (Voice),
847-823-8125 (FAX),

Internet Resources


Abstract

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) is the world's largest medical association of musculoskeletal specialists, concerned with the diagnosis, care, and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders. The AAOS provides continuing education and practice management services for orthopaedic surgeons and allied health professionals. The Academy tracks socioeconomic and legislative measures affecting the quality, availability, and utilization of orthopaedic health care; and represents the interests of its members and their patients to government agencies. Services to the general public include public education programs addressing issues ranging from the effectiveness of safety belts to the prevention of lower back pain.

Publications

AAOS publishes brochures and fact sheets on a wide variety of orthopaedic topics, conditions, and treatments. Publications may be viewed and downloaded at: http://orthoportal.aaos.org/patient/default.aspx

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Notes

11.3.11. updated contact, publication info and services- DK

Audit

Date Entered: 9/1/1997
Date Edited: 2/18/2013
Date Revised: 3/14/2007
Health Referral Number: HR2427
Accession Number: DP91A1176

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