What is it about?
A summary of the epidemiology, classification and management of knee joint dislocation. Emphasis on identifying associated neurovascular injuries and steps in managing these. Care of patients with these injuries usually requires a multi-disciplinary approach.
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Why is it important?
This article provides a summary of the epidemiology and most commonly used classification systems providing a critical review of these. It also highlights the importance of a high index of suspicion for associated neurovascular injuries anyhow to assess the patient. Provides literature evidence on these and a simplified approach to managing the multi-ligamentous injuries.
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This page is a summary of: Knee joint dislocation: overview and current concepts, British Journal of Hospital Medicine, December 2021, Mark Allen Group, DOI: 10.12968/hmed.2021.0466.
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