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Effect of a Medical Food Supplement in Hospitalized Patients Recovering From Surgery

2014-07-23 21:11:50 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The objective of this study is to evaluate the effect of nutritional supplementation on the nutritional and clinical course of patients admitted to the hospital for hip fracture surgery.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Hip Fracture

Intervention

Medical Food Supplement, standard hospital food

Location

Ural State Medical Academy
Ekaterinburg
Russian Federation
620007

Status

Recruiting

Source

Abbott Nutrition

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:11:50-0400

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