CME 5/12/13: Hip Dislocation Management

Here is Kate’s talk on hip dislocation management. Credit is given by Kate to Ken Lo, who was the original author of the bulk of this talk. Here are some images and videos showing some of the many reduction techniques: Note that, irrespective of technique, the cornerstone of a successful reduction is appropriate patient sedation / relaxation and gradual application of traction forces to ensure minimal muscular opposition.

Dr James Wheeler
Dr James Wheeler

Emergency Physician, SCGH, WA, Australia

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