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Broad Arm Sling Versus Figure of 8 Bandage for Middle Third Clavicular Fractures

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October 2022

Broad Arm Sling Versus Figure of 8 Bandage for Middle Third Clavicular Fractures

Vol: 302| Issue: 2| Number:1| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Broad Arm Sling vs Figure of 8 Bandage: The Better Choice in Conservative Management of Middle Third Clavicle Fractures in Indian Population

Indian J Orthop . 2022 Jun 11;56(8):1394-1402.

Contributing Authors:
N Modi S Mishra J Mhatre M Kambli H Dave V Gandbhir

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Synopsis

Two hundred and ninety-six patients with middle-third clavicular fractures were randomized to receive either a figure 8 bandage (n=152) or a broad-arm sling (n=144). Outcomes that were assessed were function, radiological outcomes, and pain scores. Shoulder function was assessed using the Disability of Arm, Shoulder, and Hand (DASH), Constant score, and Nottingham Clavicle Score. Pain was measured...

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