What can facilitates the reduction of shoulder dislocations during a Stimson maneuver?

Updated: Aug 17, 2018
  • Author: Anantha K Mallia, DO, FACEP; Chief Editor: Erik D Schraga, MD  more...
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To facilitate reduction, the physician may apply gentle external rotation of the extended arm, flexion of the elbow 90°, or scapular manipulation. [7, 39]


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