National Athletic Trainers’ Association Position Statement: Immediate Management of Appendicular Joint Dislocations.
Susan L. Rozzi, Jeffrey M. Anderson, Scott T. Doberstein, Joseph J. Godek, Langdon A. Hartsock, and Edward G. McFarland (2019). Journal of Athletic Training In-Press.
The National Athletic Trainers’ Association released a position statement “to provide certified athletic trainers (ATs) with recommendations and guidelines for the immediate management of patients with joint dislocations.” The document includes 27 recommendations related to legal considerations, technique and skill considerations, general patient management, and joint-specific recommendations. The recommendations are followed by an extensive literature