Preoperative Carbohydrate Loading in Femur Fracture Patients on Postoperative Outcomes
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OrthoEvidence. Preoperative Carbohydrate Loading in Femur Fracture Patients on Postoperative Outcomes . ACE Report. 2000;297(1):2. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/14986
The effect of pre-operative carbohydrate loading in femur fracture: a randomized controlled trialBMC Musculoskelet Disord . 2022 Aug 30;23(1):819.
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Sixty-six patients who were undergoing surgery for femur fractures were randomized to receive either loaded carbohydrates (n=33) preoperatively or were asked to fast (n=33) prior to their surgery. Outcomes of interest in this trial were postoperative pain measured by Visual Analogue Scale (VAS), cumulative ambulatory score (CAS), Barthel Index (MBI) after 1, 2, and 3 days post-operatively. Signifi...
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