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Conservative management following closed reduction of traumatic anterior dislocation of the shoulder

  1. Nigel CA Hanchard1,*,
  2. Lorna M Goodchild2,
  3. Lucksy Kottam3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma Group

Published Online: 30 APR 2014

Assessed as up-to-date: 1 MAR 2014

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004962.pub3


How to Cite

Hanchard NCA, Goodchild LM, Kottam L. Conservative management following closed reduction of traumatic anterior dislocation of the shoulder. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD004962. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004962.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Teesside University, Health and Social Care Institute, Middlesbrough, Tees Valley, UK

  2. 2

    The James Cook University Hospital, South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Department of Physiotherapy, Middlesbrough, Tees Valley, UK

  3. 3

    The James Cook University Hospital, South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Department of Orthopaedics, Middlesbrough, UK

*Nigel CA Hanchard, Health and Social Care Institute, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, Tees Valley, TS1 3BA, UK. n.hanchard@tees.ac.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (conclusions changed)
  2. Published Online: 30 APR 2014

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[Figure 1]
Figure 1. Study flow diagram
[Figure 2]
Figure 2. Risk of bias graph: authors' judgements about each risk of bias item presented as percentages across all included studies
[Figure 3]
Figure 3. Risk of bias summary: authors' judgements about each risk of bias item for each included study
[Analysis 1.1]
Analysis 1.1. Comparison 1 Immobilisation in external versus internal rotation, Outcome 1 Re-dislocation,with two-year or longer follow-up.
[Analysis 1.2]
Analysis 1.2. Comparison 1 Immobilisation in external versus internal rotation, Outcome 2 Resumption of sport at any level, with two-year or longer follow-up.
[Analysis 1.3]
Analysis 1.3. Comparison 1 Immobilisation in external versus internal rotation, Outcome 3 Resumption of sport/activities at pre-dislocation level, with two-year or longer follow-up.
[Analysis 1.4]
Analysis 1.4. Comparison 1 Immobilisation in external versus internal rotation, Outcome 4 Any instability (subluxation or re-dislocation), with two-year or longer follow-up.
[Analysis 1.5]
Analysis 1.5. Comparison 1 Immobilisation in external versus internal rotation, Outcome 5 Any instability (subluxation or re-dislocation), with two-year or longer follow-up: 'worst-case' sensitivity analysis.
[Analysis 1.6]
Analysis 1.6. Comparison 1 Immobilisation in external versus internal rotation, Outcome 6 Important adverse events.