Flashcards in Common Dislocations Deck (11):
What nerve can be damaged in a shoulder dislocation?
What is the immediate management for a shoulder dislocation?
anterior - neuromuscular assessment and open reduction
posterior - reduction under sedation
what does a lightbulb sign on an x-ray indicate?
posterior shoulder dislocation
how is an elbow dislocation managed?
closed reduction under sedation. 2 weeks in sling and rehab
how are dislocations of the interphalangeal joints managed?
closed reduction under digital or metacarpal block. 2 weeks in neighbour strapping. volar slab in edinburgh position is unstable
what is torn along with a dislocation of the patella
medial patella femoral ligament
how is a patella dislocation managed?
reduce with the knee in extension. brace. physio
what stuff can potentially be damaged in a knee dislocation
how is a knee dislocation managed
reduction under sedation
stabilise in splint or external fixation
knee surgery - vascular repair (6 hours window), nerve repair
what nerve can be damaged in a hip dislocation