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Vol:258 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14701
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Patient Education for Alcohol Cessation in Acute Fracture Surgery

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OrthoEvidence. Patient Education for Alcohol Cessation in Acute Fracture Surgery. ACE Report. 2022;258(1):1. Available from:

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Minor effect of patient education for alcohol cessation intervention on outcomes after acute fracture surgery: a randomized trial of 70 patients.

Acta Orthop . 2022 Apr 12;93:424-431.

Contributing Authors:
JWM Egholm B Pedersen K Appedal BJ Madsen JB Lauritzen M Rasmussen A Helander J Adami H Tonnesen

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Seventy patients who are undergoing ankle fracture surgery and drink at least 21 drinks per week were randomized to either the Gold Standard Program (GSP-A) arm which consisted of a manual-based 6-week program that aimed for complete alcohol abstinence (n=35) or the control group (n=33). The primary outcome of this trial was to determine if there were any post-operative complications. The secondar...

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