Rest easy? Is bed rest really necessary after surgical repair of an ankle fracture?

Lara Kimmel, Elton Edwards, Susan Liew, Leonie Oldmeadow, Melissa Webb, Anne Holland

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Abstract

Bed rest with elevation of the affected limb is commonly prescribed postoperatively following ankle fracture fixation although there is no evidence that this is necessary.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)766-771
Number of pages6
JournalInjury
Volume43
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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