The Evidence-Based Approach in Bringing New Orthopaedic Devices to Market

Schemitsch, Emil H.; Bhandari, Mohit; Boden, Scott D.; Bourne, Robert B.; Bozic, Kevin J.; Jacobs, Joshua J.; Zdero, Rad
April 2010
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Apr2010, Vol. 92-A Issue 4, p1030
Academic Journal
Information about the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA) and Canadian Orthopaedic Association (COA) symposium in Quebec City, Quebec on June 7, 2008 is presented. It discusses the status of evidence-based medicine, the importance of biochemical and other experimental data, and the effect of economic indicators in the sustainability and long-term viability of healthcare systems. It says that the symposium examines critical issues affecting regulation and development of orthopaedic devices.


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