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Table 2 Outcome parameters for different reduction techniques against shoulder dislocation

From: Comparison of four different reduction methods for anterior dislocation of the shoulder

  Chair (C) Kocher (K) Spaso (S) Matsen (M) p valuea p values for post hoc comparisonsb
(n = 47) (n = 40) (n = 39) (n = 27) C-K C-S C-M K-S K-M S-M
Reduction time (min) 3.0 ± 1.2 4.9 ± 1.4 4.8 ± 1.5 4.7 ± 2.3 0.011 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 0.8211 0.6587 0.7953
First dislocation reduction time (min) 3.2 ± 1.4 5.3 ± 2.8 5.2 ± 2.2 5.0 ± 2.0 0.005 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 0.9046 0.7144 0.7227
Recurrent dislocation reduction time (min) 3.1 ± 1.1 4.1 ± 1.3 4.0 ± 1.3 3.9 ± 1.0 0.053
Emergency department time (min) 85.0 ± 15.5 92.0 ± 20.5 96.0 ± 19.5 88.0 ± 22.5 0.74
Intra-reduction VAS 4.0 ± 2.4 6.9 ± 2.6 6.5 ± 2.8 6.8 ± 2.3 0.03 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 0.5414 0.8727 0.6181
Post-reduction VAS 2.1 ± 1.1 2.6 ± 1.4 2.7 ± 1.5 3.0 ± 1.6 0.543
  1. aANOVA
  2. bTukey test