Fast Five Quiz: Are You Prepared to Confront Knee Dislocations?

Richard H. Sinert, DO


November 09, 2015

After reduction, splint the lower extremity in approximately 20° of flexion to avoid postreduction re-dislocation, apply ice, and keep the knee elevated. Postreduction radiographs should be obtained, preferably before further ligamentous stressing and assessment.

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