Following is a list of public and health policy resources made available by the Orthopaedic Trauma Association.
- OTA On-Call Position Statement (Updated October 2013)
- Transfer of the Orthopaedic Trauma Patient: Criteria and Procedure (October 2015 *New Link*)
- Orthopaedic Trauma Service Organization (October 2015 *New Link*)
- American College of Surgeons (ACS) TQIP Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery Best Practices Guidelines (co-branded with OTA)
Contact Philip R. Wolinsky, MD, FACS, for information on the OTA’s participation on the COT.
The OTA poster on Compartment Syndrome is designed for the Emergency Room setting. The poster is to help alert the ED to the recognition of this limb threatening injury. The classic signs and symptoms are reviewed to help provide basic information on this important diagnosis. Further references are provided along with the key recommendation to Call your Orthopaedic Surgeon!