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> Dear All,
> How many views do you all perform post reduction of a Anterior inferior dislocation of a shoulder.
> Do you all perform two views AP & an axial or Y view to make sure the shoulder has been properly reduced?
> Certainly it is good science but can be difficult to perform soon after reduction.
We put a lot of these back on the ski hill, in the snow. A significant
number refuse to follow up at the clinic. Some return to skiing (the
In our little emerg we will often put them back without 'pre' films if
we don't have x-ray available and we are confident of the mechanism. I
try to bring most of those back for an x-ray when it is available,