Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons was established in the fall of 1993 by the Academy in response to its membership’s demand for a clinical review journal. Two issues were published the first year, followed by six issues yearly from 1994 through 2004. In September 2005, JAAOS began publishing monthly issues.

Publisher
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Website
http://www.jaaos.org/

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Medications

Spine surgery patients prescribed the most postoperative narcotics

(HealthDay)—Spine surgery patients are prescribed the most narcotics in the three months following surgery, and patient-reported pain at hospital discharge is associated with increased narcotic use in this period, according ...