CME/CE: Knee Osteoarthritis: Guidelines for Surgery

CME/CE: Knee Osteoarthritis: Guidelines for Surgery
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David S. Jevsevar, MD, MBA

Chair, Department of Orthopaedics
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Regional Vice-President of Orthopaedics
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

David S. Jevsevar, MD, MBA, has indicated to Physician’s Weekly that he has or has had no financial interests to report.

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David S. Jevsevar, MD, MBA (click to view)

David S. Jevsevar, MD, MBA

Chair, Department of Orthopaedics
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Regional Vice-President of Orthopaedics
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

David S. Jevsevar, MD, MBA, has indicated to Physician’s Weekly that he has or has had no financial interests to report.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has unveiled a new clinical practice guideline for adults undergoing surgery to improve motion and relieve pain caused by knee osteoarthritis.
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Readings & Resources (click to view)

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Surgical management of osteoarthritis of the knee: evidence-based clinical practice guideline. Available at: http://www.aaos.org/uploadedFiles/PreProduction/Quality/Guidelines_and_Reviews/guidelines/SMOAK%20CPG_4.22.2016.pdf.

Murphy L, Helmick CG. The impact of osteoarthritis in the United States: a population-health perspective.AM J Nurs. 2012;112(Suppl):S13-S19.

Perruccio AV, Power JD, Evans HM, et al. Multiple joint involvement in total knee replacement for osteoarthritis: effects on patient-reported outcomes. Arthritis Care Res. 2012;6:838-846.

Topp R, Swank AM, Quesada PM, Nyland J, Malkani A. The effect of prehabilitation exercise on strength and functioning after total knee arthroplasty. PM R. 2009;8:729-735.

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