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Anterior dislocation of the restrained shoulder: a seat-belt injury.
  1. A A Salam,
  2. K S Eyres,
  3. A D Magides,
  4. J Cleary
  1. Department of Orthopaedics, Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, U.K.


    The reduction in morbidity and mortality since the enforcement of seat-belt usage is well documented. Complications from the belt are also reported and the authors present anterior dislocation of the restrained shoulder, an injury not previously described. The mechanism of injury is explained and a change to the present standard of restraints is suggested.

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