Role of patient information handouts following operative treatment of ankle fractures: a prospective randomized study.

BACKGROUND Widespread evidence exists for directed patient information interventions (eg, pamphlets) in the setting of several orthopaedic conditions and interventions. Up until now, no study had assessed the role of these interventions in the management of patients following ankle fractures. METHODS Between 2005 and 2007, 40 patients who suffered an… (More)