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Table 3 Comaprison of the three cohorts with respect to their willingness to consider using lithium for fracture healing and primary challenges to adoption of lithium

From: Perceptions of using lithium in fracture management: a survey of orthopaedic surgeons, fracture patients and the general public

  Public Patients Surgeons
Percentage willing to take/prescribe lithium 62.6% 27.6% 68.0%
Barriers to adoption of lithium - Lack of knowledge - Lack of knowledge - Lack of clinical knowledge
- Concerns about side effects - Social stigma