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Benefits of a simple glycaemic protocol in an orthopaedic surgery ward: a randomized prospective study.

Authors
  • 1
  • 1 The Orthopedic Surgery Department, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel. [email protected] , (Israel)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Diabetes/metabolism research and reviews
1520-7560
Publication Date
Volume
28
Issue
1
Pages
71–75
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1002/dmrr.1217
PMID: 21584922
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The suggested four-step intervention regimen improved glycaemic control of hospitalized patients in the orthopaedic department and simplified the 'in-house' treatment of the diabetic patient. Hospital stays were reduced on average by two days (p < 0.05).

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