Management of pulled elbows
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Management of pulled elbows

Suzanne Knight Nurse registrar, Emergency department at Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust

This article examines the management of children who present with subluxation of the radial head, commonly known as ‘pulled elbow’. This is cited as the most common form of dislocation that occurs in childhood (Broomfield and Maconochie 2004).

Emergency Nurse. 14, 5, 18-19. doi: 10.7748/en2006.

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