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Dislocation

Date Last Search Run: Jun 11, 2024
Table last updated: Mar 25, 2024
Data last added: Mar 25, 2024

Recommendation RECOMMENDATION FOR INTERVENTION
STRENGTH OF EVIDENCE FOR INTERVENTION   SUPPORTIVE (Green) NEUTRAL (Yellow) AGAINST (Red) NOT YET GRADED (White)
1 (strong evidence exists)        
2 (fair evidence exists)      
3 (weak evidence exists)    


Interventions

Reduction
Level Direction Primary Outcome Patient/Process Setting Reference
III Supportive (Green) pre-hospital field reduction anterior shoulder dislocation Patient Other Fennelly JT, Gourbault L, Neal-Smith G, Pradhan A, Gade V, Baxter JA. A systematic review of pre-hospital shoulder reduction techniques for anterior shoulder dislocation and the effect on patient return to function. Chinese J of Traumatology 2020; 23(5):295-301. Medline
III Supportive (Green) Success Process Other Mulvey JM, Carson IN, Palmer KA. Closed Reduction of Anterior Shoulder Dislocations Performed by Ski Patrollers in the Alpine Prehospital Environment: A Retrospective Review Demonstrating Efficacy in a Canadian Ski Resort. Wilderness Env Med 2021; 32(4):441–9. Medline
III Neutral (Yellow) Efficacy Process PH-Paramedic & MD Woyke S, Pawlak J, Cappello TD, Schultheiss G, et al. Shoulder reduction on the scene: current practice and outcome of the Bavarian Mountain Rescue Service-a prospective observational study. Sci Rep Nov 2023; 13(1):20212. Medline


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