May 1999 AAOS Report

Specialty societies set meeting dates

The Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) sponsors its "Regional Update Meeting," July 16-18, in Seattle. The meeting features presentations on a variety of controversial trauma topics, difficult patient management issues and comprehensive update of the latest research in orthopaedic trauma care. To receive registration information, contact the OTA office at (847) 698-1631 . . . The Association of Children's Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics (ACPOC) is offering an update course for general orthopaedists and orthopaedic residents in the treatment of limb deficiency in adults and children. Evaluation, etiology, natural history, treatment options and techniques will be reviewed for congenital, disvascular and traumatic amputations. It will be held Aug. 20-21 in Atlanta at the Scottish Rite Children's Medical Center. For more information, contact the ACPOC office at (847) 698-1637.

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