[Elbow dislocation]

Semergen. Nov-Dec 2017;43(8):574-577. doi: 10.1016/j.semerg.2017.01.005. Epub 2017 Mar 10.
[Article in Spanish]

Abstract

Elbow dislocation is the most frequent dislocation in the upper limb after shoulder dislocation. Closed reduction is feasible in outpatient care when there is no associated fracture. A review is presented of the different reduction procedures.

Keywords: Atención extrahospitalaria; Codo; Dislocation; Elbow; Luxación; Outpatient care.

MeSH terms

  • Ambulatory Care / methods*
  • Elbow Joint / injuries*
  • Humans
  • Joint Dislocations / diagnosis
  • Joint Dislocations / epidemiology
  • Joint Dislocations / therapy*