The COA staff at the Montreal office have signed up for the COF’s Hip Hip Hooray! Pedometer Challenge. Between October 16-20 the staff are aiming to rack up a collective 40,000 steps per day during the five day challenge.
Travelling Fellowships November 1 Deadline for CFBS and ASG Applications
The deadline to apply for both the Canada-France-Belgium-Switzerland (CFBS) as well as the Austrian-Swiss-German (ASG) travelling fellowship tours is November 1. Complete information and criteria can be found by visiting the Travelling Fellowships section of the COA web site.
As the national voice of orthopaedic surgery, the COA stands united with the CMA and our colleagues throughout the country in bringing forward evidence and recommendations in opposition to the Federal Government’s proposed tax reforms affecting private corporations.
Each month, one of the Canadian subspecialty societies will highlight a different article they think you should take a closer look at.
Suggested by the Canadian Arthroplasty Society, this month’s selected paper of the month is actually the 2016 Canadian Joint Replacement Registry report. This report is significant, as it presents Canadian survival curves for hip and knee replacements for the first time. This is accomplished using data from the three provinces that have mandated participation – British Columbia, Manitoba and Ontario. Findings from the report include the increased risk of early revision of knee replacements in men compared to women, and the higher revision risk of cementless stems compared to cemented stems in hip fracture patients. Read More