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Title: Give vitamin C to avert lingering pain after fracture
Author: Stevermer, James J.; Ewigman, Bernard
Keywords: complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)
bone fracture
preventive interventions
Date: 2008-02
Publisher: Family Physicians Inquiries Network
Citation: Journal of Family Practice, 57(2) 2008: 86-89.
Abstract: Vitamin C 500 mg daily for 50 days reduced the risk of complex regional pain syndrome for patients with a wrist fracture. We think vitamin C 500 mg a day for 7 weeks is well worth recommending. Strength of recommendation A: Based on 2 consistent, well-designed randomized controlled trials (RCTs).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/5413

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