n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Shoulder instability
|Article Title||Shoulder instability|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Affiliations||1 University of Cape Town and 2 University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Sep 2011|
|Pages||370 - 372|
This article addresses the more recent concepts that influence management decisions in the treatment of shoulder instability. Fifty per cent of all joint dislocations presenting to the emergency unit involve the glenohumeral joint, with an incidence of 1.7% in the general population. Understanding the pathoanatomy and knowledge of the natural history are prerequisites to the management.
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