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Volume:88 Issue:1 Number:2 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #13900
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One vs. Three Week Immobilization for Nonoperative Proximal Humeral Fractures

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OrthoEvidence. One vs. Three Week Immobilization for Nonoperative Proximal Humeral Fractures. ACE Report. 2021;88(1):2. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13900

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

One Versus 3-Week Immobilization Period for Nonoperatively Treated Proximal Humeral Fractures: A Prospective Randomized Trial.

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2021 Aug 18;103(16): 1491-1498.

Contributing Authors: R Martinez F Santana A Pardo C Torrens

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One hundred and forty-three patients with nonoperative proximal humerus fractures were randomized to receive 1-week immobilization (n=67) or 3-week immobilization (n=76). Outcomes of interest included the visual analogue pain scale (VAS), functional outcomes measured with the Constant score and Simple Shoulder Test (SST) and complications. No significant differences were found in pain or functiona...

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