What information should be the patient receive prior to giving informed consent for reduction of shoulder dislocations?

Updated: Aug 17, 2018
  • Author: Anantha K Mallia, DO, FACEP; Chief Editor: Erik D Schraga, MD  more...
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Before any attempts at reduction, it is essential to explain the procedure, benefits, risks, and complications to the patient or the patient’s representative and to obtain informed consent.


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