To the question of the immobilization after the reduction of primary traumatic shoulder dislocation (review)

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The article presented the evolution of views on the conservative treatment of primary traumatic shoulder dislocation. The shortcomings of common method of conservative treatment for shoulder dislocation are listed, as well as the ways to eliminate them. The trends for further investigations for this problem are marked.The authors conclude that the standard treatment for primary traumatic shoulder dislocation is the immobilization of the damaged shoulder joint immediately after atraumatic traction reposition in the position of external rotation for a period of 3 to 7 weeks.

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V. A. Aslanov

Severodvinsk city hospital №1

Author for correspondence.
Russian Federation

R. P. Matveev

Northern State Medical University

Russian Federation


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