Authors: Carlos A. Sánchez Correa, Mustafa Citak, Carl Haasper, Niklas Unter Ecker
RECOMMENDATION: Smoking seems to increase the risk of infection in fracture procedures. The importance of smoking history versus current smoking status is unknown. It is also unknown if nicotine cessation (smoking) at time of fracture treatment reduces complication rates.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Limited
DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 100%, Disagree: 0%, Abstain: 0% (Unanimous, Strongest Consensus)t11