May 2001 AAOS Report

Consumer website grows in scope and number of visitors

In March 2001, "Your Orthopaedic Connection"-the AAOS public education site for information on injury prevention, treatment and rehabilitation-received a record number of page views, drawing 161,290 visitors. The website has had 1,145,057 page views since it became operational in March 2000. There are more than 300 articles in "Your Orthopaedic Connection." The American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society and American Society for Surgery of the Hand have agreed to collaborate on developing scientific information for the site. Enter the site through the AAOS website, www.aaos.org. under Patient Education, or log on at orthoinfo.aaos.org.


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