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Kocher's method III

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Method for reducing dislocations of the shoulder. A so-called rotation method with four movements. The head of the joint is rotated in place with a sudden change between inward and outward rotation, while the arm is simultaneously raised.


  • E. T. Kocher:
    Eine neue Reductionsmethode für Schulterverrenkung.
    Berliner klinische Wochenschrift, 1870, 7: 101-105.

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