Building a National Joint Replacement Registry


Subject:
Medical Treatments & Devices , Joint Replacement

Description:
In this 2008 article, doctors answer questions about why the U.S. does not have a national registry for artificial hip and knee joint replacement surgeries. Questions include: "Why doesn't the United States have a national joint registry when other developed countries such as Sweden, Britain, and Australia have one? What are the benefits and risks of such a system?" From the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).

Creator:
Hayashi, Annie

Publisher:
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.aaos.org/news/aaosnow/mar08/cover2.asp


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