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SLING, ARM

Known as: arm sling, arm slings, sling swathe 
An arm sling is a device intended for medical purposes to immobilize the arm, by means of a fabric band suspended from around the neck.
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2017
2017
BACKGROUND Arm slings are often used in clinical practice to support the hemiplegic arm aiming to prevent or treat glenohumeral… Expand
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2016
2016
BackgroundFracture of the clavicle is common, accounting for 2.6 to 4.0 % of all fractures, with an overall incidence of 36.5 to… Expand
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2015
2015
Only a few randomised, controlled studies have compared different non-operative methods of treatment of mid-shaft fractures of… Expand
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2011
2011
Objective: To evaluate the effect of an arm sling on gait speed and energy efficiency of patients with hemiplegia. Design: A… Expand
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2010
2010
The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of an arm sling on balance in patients with, hemiplegia following a stroke… Expand
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2006
2006
Purpose: This study was to investigate the effect of an arm sling on gait with hemiparesis. Methods: Fifteen patients(8 male, 7… Expand
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2002
2002
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of an arm sling on gait patterns of patients with hemiplegia. DESIGN Crossover design of 3… Expand
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2000
2000
This investigation examined the effects of 4 weeks of non-dominant arm unloading on the functional and structural characteristics… Expand
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1989
1989
Twelve patients were operated upon after unsuccessful conservative treatment for complete dislocation of the… Expand
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1969
1969
The more actively involved upper extremity of a patient or one of equally involved upper extremities was immobilized for three… Expand
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