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Radial head dislocation

  • Alternative Names

    Nursemaid's elbow; Pulled elbow; Partial elbow dislocation; Elbow subluxation


    Prevention
    • Do not yank or pull children by the hand or forearm. Lift small children from under the arms.
    • Do not swing children by the hand or forearm. To swing a young child in circles, provide support under the arms and hold the upper body next to yours.