An analysis of the diagnostic accuracy of the Hawkins and Neer subacromial impingement signs.

@article{Macdonald2000AnAO,
  title={An analysis of the diagnostic accuracy of the Hawkins and Neer subacromial impingement signs.},
  author={Peter B Macdonald and Pamela M. Clark and Kelly Sutherland},
  journal={Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={299-301}
}
The purpose of this study was to assess the diagnostic accuracy of the Neer and Hawkins impingement signs for the diagnosis of subacromial bursitis or rotator cuff pathosis. Eighty-five consecutive patients undergoing shoulder arthroscopy by a single surgeon were documented prospectively for the positive and negative clinical and arthroscopic pathologic… CONTINUE READING