Loading...
Visit our Evidence-Based Covid-19 Website and Stay Up to Date with the latest Research.
Author Verified
Meta-analysis
ACE Report #5396
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Primary Shoulder Dislocation: Duration of Immobilization has no effect on recurrence rate


Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Position and duration of immobilization after primary anterior shoulder dislocation: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010 Dec 15;92(18):2924-33

Contributing Authors: WH Paterson TW Throckmorton M Koester FM Azar JE Kuhn

Did you know you're eligible to earn 0.5 CME credits for reading this report? Click Here

Synopsis

9 trials examining patients with primary anterior shoulder dislocation were analyzed to determine the optimum duration and position of immobilizations to prevent recurrent dislocation. Results indicated that there was no significant difference between 1 week and greater than three week immobilization periods in terms of recurrence rate duration (p=0.52) or position of immobilization (p=0.07) in th...

To view the full report, start your 30-day free trial today

No credit card required

JOIN Forgot Password?

Not sure if you want to join OrthoEvidence?

Access this report without an Account.

Success, an email containing a link to access this report has been sent to your inbox.

CME Image

Continuing Medical Education Credits

You could be earning 0.5 CME credits for each report you read.

LEARN MORE

Please Login or Join to leave comments.