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Orthopedics

Shoulder Dislocations

What’s the best maneuver for reducing a dislocated shoulder? My guess is as good as yours. There are multiple maneuvers that work – and work well for anterior (AKA anterior-inferior) dislocations. This episode reviews how to manage shoulder dislocations in the Pediatric population.

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References

Fox, Shoulder Dislocations. Pediatric EM Morsels. July 31, 2015. https://pedemmorsels.com/shoulder-dislocation/. Accessed June 23, 2021. 

Zacchilli MA Owens BD. Epidemiology of shoulder dislocations presenting to emergency departments in the United States. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010 Mar;92(3):542-9. PMID: 20194311.

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