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      1. AUCDetection and Nonoperative Management of Pediatric Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip in Infants up to Six Months of Age
      2. Diagnosis and Prevention of Periprosthetic Joint Infections
      3. AUCDiagnosis and Treatment of Osteochondritis Dissecans
      4. Management of Acute Compartment Syndrome
      5. AUCManagement of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries
      6. AUCManagement of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      7. AUCManagement of Hip Fractures in the Elderly
      8. AUCManagement of Osteoarthritis of the Hip
      9. AUCManagement of Rotator Cuff Injuries
      10. AUCManagement of Surgical Site Infections
      11. Preventing Venous Thromboembolic Disease in Patients Undergoing Elective Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
      12. AUCPrevention of Orthopaedic Implant Infection in Patients Undergoing Dental Procedures
      13. AUCSurgical Management of Osteoarthritis of the Knee
      14. Tranexamic Acid in Total Joint Arthroplasty
      15. AUCTreatment of Distal Radius Fractures
      16. Treatment of Glenohumeral Joint Osteoarthritis
      17. AUCTreatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee (2nd edition)
      18. Treatment of Pediatric Diaphyseal Femur Fractures
      19. AUCTreatment of Pediatric Supracondylar Humerus Fractures
      20. Use of Imaging Prior to Referral to a Musculoskeletal Oncologist
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