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Table 3 Laboratory test usage breakdown for protocol group patients

From: Reducing routine laboratory tests in patients with isolated extremity fractures: a prospective safety and feasibility study in 246 patients

Test Usage Protocol Group, n (%)
(n = 201)
No labs drawna 124 (62)
Labs POD 2 only 66 (33)
Additional labs drawn after POD 2 11 (5.5)
  1. Abbreviations: POD postoperative day
  2. aNo labs were drawn in the event of a hospital stay less than 3 days, as the first postoperative draw would have occurred on postoperative day 2