August 1997 AAOS Report

Clinical Policies available from customer service

The Academy's Clinical Policies are available for purchase by contacting the customer service department at (800) 626-6726. Revised in December 1996, the clinical policies include Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, DeQuervain's Stenosing Tenosynovitis, Distal Radius Fracture, Femoral Neck Fracture (Adult), Hallux Valgus, Herniated Lumbar Disk, Lateral Epicondylitis of the Elbow, Low Back Musculoligamentous Injury (Sprain/Strain), Lumbar Spinal Stenosis, Osteoarthritis (Arthosis) of the Knee (Degenerative Joint Disease), Osteoarthrosis of the Hip, Pes Planus (Congenital, Acquired, Flexible and Rigid), Proximal Humeral Fracture, Tear, Meniscus of the Knee (Medial and/or Lateral) and Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury of the Thumb (Sprain/Tear). The cost for members is $25 and $50 for nonmembers.

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