Patient Education for Alcohol Cessation in Acute Fracture Surgery
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.
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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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