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Early ankle movement versus immobilization in the postoperative management of ankle fracture in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

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STUDY DESIGN: Systematic review and meta-analysis. OBJECTIVES: To compare early ankle movement versus ankle immobilization after surgery for ankle fracture on clinical and patient-reported outcomes. BACKGROUND: A significant proportion of patients undergoing surgery for ankle fracture experience postoperative complications and delayed return to function. The risks and benefits of movement of the ankle in the first 6 weeks after surgery are not known, and clinical practice varies widely. METHO...

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10.2519/jospt.2014.5294

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy More from this journal
Volume:
44
Issue:
9
Pages:
690-C7
Publication date:
2014-09-01
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EISSN:
1938-1344
ISSN:
0190-6011
Language:
English
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pubs:479311
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uuid:cc3441f6-e914-460f-995f-122132ca14d9
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479311
Deposit date:
2014-08-16

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