OTA 2015: Nutritional intervention ineffective at reducing malnutrition in trauma patients
Does Nutritional Intervention Improve Nutritional Outcomes in Orthopaedic Trauma Patients: A Randomized Prospective Study
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80 patients being treated for orthopaedic trauma were randomized to either receive or not receive nutritional counseling and daily protein supplementation. The purpose of the study was to determine if the use of nutritional intervention would decrease rates of patient malnutrition up to 7 days in hospital care, and up to 6 weeks after surgery. No significant differences in serum nutritional marker...
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