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Anterior shoulder dislocation as a complication of surgery for burns.

Authors
  • Hinton, A E
  • King, D
Type
Published Article
Journal
Burns
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Aug 01, 1989
Volume
15
Issue
4
Pages
248–249
Identifiers
PMID: 2669827
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

An example of anterior dislocation of the shoulder resulting from the positioning of a patient for skin grafting of burns is presented. Complications of positioning patients prone and with their arms abducted and practical measures for their avoidance are discussed.

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