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Vol:297 Issue:1 Number:2 ISSN#:2564-2537
RCT
ACE Report #14986
Ace Report Cover Trauma

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

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

The effect of pre-operative carbohydrate loading in femur fracture: a randomized controlled trial

BMC Musculoskelet Disord . 2022 Aug 30;23(1):819.

Contributing Authors:
NK Chaudhary DR Sunuwar R Sharma M Karki MN Timilsena A Gurung S Badgami DR Singh P Karki KK Bhandari PMS Pradhan

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Synopsis

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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